Making Inferences Activity

Making Inferences Activity

How to teach Making Inferences

Using Making Inferences Activity,  students look at pictures and make inferences based on what they see to match descriptions.

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.

Look at the pictures and make inferences based on what you see. Then, match the inference cards to the correct picture.


Other resources to use with this Making 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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