Making Inferences in 1st and 2nd grade: books, lessons, and freebies to helps students with this tricky skill!
Tips for teaching inferences: Mentor texts are a great tool to teach reading strategies.
First Grade Wow: inferencing
Lots of ready to use ideas and activities to help you teach inferences.
5th grade prefixes and suffixes chart | Inference Anchor Chart for Discussion with Logan @Kristin King @Leslie Lippi ...
schema anchor charts | ... of the cover onto a piece of chart paper and made a T-chart below
An entire unit on how to use Interactive Student Notebooks (ISNs) in the classroom. Seems like a great way to encourage student engagement during note taking. Also a great way to assess learning.
Thinking Deep with Inferencing - Love this inference activity - Deep Thinking Thursday. This post is a step-by-step guide for doing this with your students!
Great observation vs. inference crime activity. Also, complex anchor chart-- can I simplify this?
Mr. George Baker (a 100 year old man) learns to read alongside a 7 year-old. Making inferences, show not tell... and the blog includes lesson ideas and the Reading Rainbow video. ~ g. ertel
Differences between Inference and Prediction. Excellent to use when introducing inferences. Students can tell what they know about predictions, and then learn about how inferencing is different.
A 2nd Grade Adventure -Don't show the pictures, have the students infer what the monster looks like.
Drawing Conclusions- have students write their inferences on the light bulbs!
Free Printables and Organizers for Common Core. For RL3.1, RL4., and RL5.1
Ms. Coleman's First Grade: Let the Inferring Begin!
Students must use clues to make inferences about the setting of a short paragraph!
Making Inferences not Predictions
Making Inferences anchor chart
Inference Anchor Chart
good for inferences
WRITER #1:Tell the story about what was happening when this picture was taken. WRITER #2: Add to the the first writer's story. WRITER #3: Share your thoughts or the life lesson. WRITER #1: Read the story. Edit and revise it for clarity. Give it a title. Lesson link http://pinterest.com/elaseminars (Photo source link provided below)
1)Write a story about what happened before... 2)Write talking/thinking balloons. 3)Write story titles or headlines for picture. 4)Create a 5 frame carton. Use this picture in 1 frame-you write and illustrate the other 4 boxes. Could use these prompts with any fun picture!
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