Students should read “Bringing Jamie Home” by Maragret Frey, and should answer the attached questions. This flash fiction story is an easy way to begin to discuss inferencing with students, as there are many parts of the story that must be inferred.
Students will view 3D photographs from the Civil War and use them as a primary source to help understand the Civil War. Students will learn to use inferencing to help draw conclusions about the settings, people, and events that are shown in the photographs.
This sequence of lessons is based on text-dependent questions that are answered through a close reading of the article, "Girl Power" from the Washington Post's Kids' Post.
This lesson requires student to evaluate various types of texts including video, visuals, etc. and to communicate their learning in multiple ways (discussions and writing). Large emphasis on utlizing mutliple reading strategies.
This lesson teaches students to understand figurative language and how it effects meaning. The students will read a nonfiction piece on The Great Chicago Fire. Students can then work with a partner or small group to answer the questions about the figurative language.
Your student will gather clues to infer the location of each scenario in this worksheet. It's perfect for practicing inference for 4th and 5th grade Common Core Standards for Reading Literature or Reading Informational Text. Other grades may also find it helpful.