First Grade Fresh: ABC/ Word Study Task Cards and Anchor Charts - anchor chart gives a definition of the word "inferences"- "figuring out something that wasn't completely explained in the story" and "using clues to make a good guess.
Students with language difficulties struggle to make inferences and draw conclusions when faced with text in the classroom and on tests. Teach them that these skills are actually things that they do everyday whether it be eavesdropping on a big sister
Fearless in Author's Purpose, Context Clues, oh my! Pin includes various activities to teach graders about author's purpose (informative, persuasive, etc) as well as activities teaching students how to use context clues to find meaning.