Viewpoints are most often found as op-eds in newspapers and magazines. Here is a guide to show your students: Find Opinions, Editorials & Viewpoints
When reading a viewpoint, consider the following:
What is bias?
Bias is when someone is inclined toward a viewpoint and is not considering the issue in an objective manner.
Is that a bad thing?
Sometimes! But not always and thank goodness because it's near impossible to be objective about all things all the time. Bias happens when we use what we know and what we believe to form a judgment about an issue.
How can I recognize bias?
Consider the author's...
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