Conflicting Information Worksheets:
Was It A Fluke! – These
two articles are about the same event, but they make you feel slightly
The Big Mixup! – Where are
the facts coming from for this work on Washington D.C.?
Sources – It is necessary to use multiple sources when conducting
research, but sometimes multiple sources can provide conflicting information.
Sources – Use the graphic organizer to identify where the texts
disagree, and whether or not the disagreement is regarding a matter
of fact or interpretation.
– Use the Venn diagram to record information from each text.
Biography – Biographers draw from many sources of information
when trying to find out the story of a person's life.
Where's the Water?
– Fill in the chart to identify the conflicting information. State
whether or not the conflict is a matter of fact or interpretation.
– Identify the conflicting information. Then answer the questions.