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Inference/Visualization Pictures

Inference/Visualization Pictures

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Writing Prompt: What happened to the little kid from next door? Create a story using setting and dialog to explain how he ended up in the mouth of a snowman.

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 (Photo source link provided below)

Writing Prompt: You are a snowman enjoying a chilly winter. Suddenly the days start to get warmer. Finish the story from the snowman's point of view. Include dialog, vivid descriptions and feelings in your story.

Snowman - Transworld Business

Short wordless film. Good to work on emotions, inference, intentions, and re-tell.

Making Inferences in 1st and 2nd grade: books, lessons, and freebies to helps students with this tricky skill!

Inference through pictures - What a great idea…find a good picture, glue it on a large piece of construction paper and post on the board/wall. Kids can write inferences about the picture throughout the day…then discuss. Love this!

"Pigeons" Short animated cartoon (2:44) that can be used to generate questions, make predictions, and share inferences.


Inference game: Put "clean" garbage in a bag for each group. Have group guess whose trash it is, how many people might live the house, what their interests are, etc. all by using their inference skills of the evidence set before them. This is also a good beginning of the year activity to introduce kids to CCSS's evidence-based answers. This could even be done at a writing station.

Inferring character feelings using Oliver Button is a Sissy

Compassionate Teacher: Mentor Text: Oliver Button is a Sissy

Inferring with David Shannon {including a supplemental activity}, teaching inferencing with a favorite author, No David craft included!

Inferring with David Shannon {including a supplemental activity}

Use these short videos to teach older children figurative language and inferences…fantastic post!

Teaching Figurative Language with Media

Making inferences, not predictions.

Make an inference/Provide a caption.

There is a great story here...

Morning coffee (39 photos)

Inferring With Book, The Chicken Thief by Beatrice Rodriguez; Ff is for Fox (from Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog)

Make an inference.

The Internet's Animals

Make an inference.

Inferences anchor chart

Inferring anchor chart

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The Teacher Next Door
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    Karen Johnson

    What are at least two things you can infer from this picture?

Inferring Anchor Chart

Inference: what is happening? What will happen next?

Inferences Using Literature: Common Core 3rd - 5th Grade

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The Teacher Next Door

INFERENCE & PREDICTIONS: Using Music To Teach Inferential Thinking