Inference is such a tricky skill to master, but these 24 cards can help! Use them orally in small groups, or individually as a writing assignment at a literacy center. Another option is to use one card at a time with the entire class. Students can answer on notebook paper and track the cards they have completed on the included recording sheet. An answer key is also included. In addition there is an inference poster, a cover/label card, and a challenge card that can be used with any other card in the set to extend the activity.
These cards will look best in color, but will also print out fine in grayscale. Simply print and cut along the guidelines. Laminate and use them again and again. Alternatively, you could print on cardstock. It works well to keep them in a baggie. Another option is to hole-punch a corner of each card and put them all on a ring.
These cards are correlated with the following Common Core Standard for grades 4,5, and 6.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
If you are looking for a multiple choice format (with different paragraphs), you can find them here
If you are looking for Inference Task Cards for grades 1-2, you can find them here
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