To Infer or not to Infer Inferences Activity

To Infer or not to Infer Inferences Activity

How to teach Making Inferences

Using To Infer or not to Infer Inferences Activity,  students use clues from the picture and your own knowledge to build inference skills.

As students read, making inferences is one of the reading comprehension skill they will use the most. This activity will help your students put together their schema and facts from the text to figure out what is happening in the pictures.

Place the inference mat in front of you and select a picture card. Next, find the letter on the picture card and the three inference cards with the same letter. Then, look at the picture and read the three inferences.


Other resources to use with this To Infer or not to Infer Inferences Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about making inferences.

Use these Inference Worksheets as additional resources for your students.

Introduce this activity by showing your students a picture. Next, have students make inferences about what is happening in the picture. Push students to explain why they think those ideas.  Then, students complete activity independently or with a partner. Finally, students create descriptions of locations for their partners to make inferences about.

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