Making Inferences 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 Inferences 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 Inferences 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? Making Mystery Game Inferences “Remember class! Raise your hand if you have a question. We don’t shout out in this room!” Who am I? Making Mystery Game Inferences 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? Making Mystery Game Inferences 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! Inferences 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!