Making Inferences Case File: students work in cooperative groups to make inferences over the book or passage inside. Rotate the case file each day throughout the unit for students to gain exposure to different texts.
This blog post will take you through a step-by-step method to teach inference to your upper elementary students. It uses a stop light strategy. A free download of inference charts are included! They can be used with any text.
To make an inference, a student must make a logical connection between two or more ideas in a text. She needs to "read between the lines." And research shows if a student can make inferences with pictures, comics or videos, she can make them with words.
Research-based Reading Comprehension Strategies Posters (B& W or color), Graphic Organizers & Activities. Support students in visualizing, making inferences, determining importance, using background knowledge, synthesizing information, asking questions, and monitoring comprehension. Perfect for reading all fiction and nonfiction texts!
Challenge your first and second grade math students with this FREE set of one dozen riddle cards for the numbers 1-120. This new set addresses early addition and subtraction, comparing numbers, place value, and basic coin knowledge, and is great as a supplement to 120 Riddles Set 1. What a fun way to review math vocabulary and skills while you also model inferring and drawing conclusions! http://primaryinspiration.blogspot.com/2017/01/120-new-math-riddles-and-sample-too.html
My CT uses these posters a lot when the kids are writing about their reading during reading workshop. They do base their writing on these inferences their drawing from the text they're reading about. They're offered to make predictions, as well as suggest wonderings with these starters.
Using Pixar Short Films to Teach & Review Literary Devices https://secondaryseries.com/2017/06/using-pixar-short-films-to-teach-review-literary-devices/?utm_content=buffer7968d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer