Reading Between the Lines: Understanding Inferences
In this one hour class, students will learn about inferencing. With 10 differentiated stories, students will practice two weeks worth of inferencing in this one class. They will learn this important tool that they can apply in school!
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
50 minute class
We've all been there at some point, a blank-faced child stares back at us in response to our question and states “I don’t know. It doesn't tell us in the story.” Usually this response has been incited by an inferential question, but what exactly is inference? Inference can be defined as the process of drawing of a conclusion based on the available evidence plus previous knowledge and experience. In teacher-speak, inference questions are the types of questions that involve reading between the...
Students will leave the class with a thorough understanding of what inferences are and how to make them. They will have lots of experience making inferences and finding the information in the text that will provide back up for their inference.
Google Slides for presentation. Story excerpts from various stories and teacher-made stories
50 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.