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    Students view different photo each day and make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. LOVE this idea!! Non fiction

    Two Minute Mysteries. Inference lessons

    Inference: What are three things you can tell about the person who these feet belong to? This comes from an entire pinboard dedicated to teaching inference.

    Writing Prompts-Photo Prompts

    The Best Source EVER for writing prompts. I show them on my interactive white board. My students LOVE them. New ones added daily. Check this out.

    Great tool to teach inference!!! Use speech bubbles on famous paintings to get kiddos thinking/writing!

    Inference-This is an awesome Pixar short for reinforcing or introducing the skill of inference. allow students to watch the entire film (5 minutes) then replay it, stopping to ask inference questions.

    Let’s face it: reading logs are boring, and most kids hate writing down the titles and authors of books they’ve read in order to “prove” they’ve done their required 20 minutes of reading time at home. Here are some more authentic ways to hold students accountable for their reading time and foster a love of books. Please…

    Vocab on the move-vocabulary word on a sentence strip on their head. The students have to walk around the room and ask questions such as, what is a synonym for my word, etc. Sheet is included!

    Oxford International Primary English Student Workbook 5

    15 Lesson Plans For Making Students Better Online Researchers

    This is the CUTEST writing assignment EVER!!! I did this a few years ago and their ideas of my secret life were hilarious!

    First, next, then, last... Inferences, predictions, characterization

    This is a great idea to show student how to expand sentences...She also has ideas to use for older students as well.

    A Pinterest Board Dedicated to Pictures for Teaching Inference - Many would also be great as writing prompts.

    Lesson Plans Based On Movies

    Use the National Geographic Picture of the Day to get students observing, inferring and predicting.

    I love this website....great prompts for journals...I just add the image to my blog and students write each morning. There is a new prompt each day (some for older students). Very interesting topics

    Students must find 20 adjectives that describe themselves.--Good first day of school activity to get to know students

    IB Skills is an innovative new series of resources for years 4 and 5 of the MYP. ISBN: 9781910160046

    Read this book without showing the pictures and have the students draw the monsters using inference.