How to Make an Inference Board~This is a great way to teach inferences. My students' ability to infer greatly improved using this technique. Click the image for illustrated, step-by-step directions that show how to make an inference board.
This FREE download includes a one-page lesson on observation and inference, a page of 5 pictures for an activity on observation, inference, and prediction, and a one-page handout with simple scenarios for practice making inferences. The one-page lesson is more for grades 6 and up, but the two activities could be easily used in grades 4 and up.