Directions: What do you think will happen in this story? Write your predictions inside the crystal ball. After they've read the book, have them go back and compare what actually happened to their predictions. This 1 page download is great for reading / literacy centers and can be used repeatedly throughout the year. I also think it's perfect for bulletin boards. You can either use the full page or have students cut out their crystal ball predictions before you put them on display!
Use puzzle pieces - Inferring Anchor Chart Fifth grade Standards addressed by using this chart: Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.