Making Inferences

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Making
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E.Q: How can I apply the strategies of inferring
and drawing conclusions to analyze and
comprehend literary texts.
Making
Inferences
How do you make an inference?
We all make inferences when we
take what we already know
(schema), and then take clues from
the text, and reach an assumption
or conclusion!
An inference is
not…...…
An inference is not stating evidence directly
from the text. You are not stating the obvious.
You’re also not making a prediction!
Making
Mystery Game
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Listen as a student reads the text. Listen to the
clues that are given and make a guess as to
WHO the reader is, or WHERE the reader is!
Good luck!
Making
Mystery Game
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Ho! Ho! Ho! I hope that kids have been good
this year. Although it’s difficult to get all of
those toys on my sleigh, I’d rather deliver
thousands of gifts than have to put children
on the naughty list.
Who am I?
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Mystery Game
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“Remember class! Raise your hand if
you have a question. We don’t shout out
in this room!”
Who am I?
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Mystery Game
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Do you hear the waves crashing? It
sounds so cool! Oh, don’t forget to put
sunscreen on your face. You don’t want
to burn, right?
Where am I?
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Mystery Game
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Sally has been preparing for this for
over two weeks. Now was the time for
her to try her best! She picked her
pencil up, and got started! What could
Sally be doing?
Making
Now, you try!
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On a sticky note: write your name and your
number. Then create a riddle all on your owndon’t tell us the answer though, we’ll play
another round of Making Inferences Mystery
tomorrow!

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