This Making Generalizations Board Game contains 30 paragraph game cards and a game board to help students practice reading texts and making generalizations based on the information contained within those texts.
This Making Generalizations Board Game works great as a pair/group activity, or for use
Inferencing can oftentimes be a challenging comprehension skill to teach. Your students no longer have to struggle making generalizations with these differentiated inference task cards and activities. Click to see what other teachers have to say about these engaging generalizing task cards and act
This power point will help your students understand what a generalization is and how to make one. It provides different scenarios for the students to practice making generalizations. It also lists words you should avoid when making generalizations. (Top Seller)
Generalization is a difficult skills that requires a lot of practice! These task cards are the perfect way to introduce the skills to students or provide opportunities for independent, partner or small group practice. Photo task cards are a great way to help students grasp skills because they inclu
These activities will help students practice making generalizations in a fun way. Students learn about 12 monsters by reading their fact cards. In the first activity, the students can either work on this as a center or as a worksheet.
As a center, students will set up the generalization statement
This bright Jeopardy game is a great review for generalizations. The students will have fun while they are learning. There are a total of 25 questions for the students to answer.
The flipchart ready for a lesson, no planning for you! All you need to do is click the amount the student wants to answe
This worksheet and lesson focuses on defining the reading strategy of making generalizations. Students learn what a the adjective general means and see how it relates to the verb (generalize) and the noun (generalization). Then they read 3 passages and identify the generalization that the author h
Do your students understand how to make a generalization?
If you need help teaching this skill this is the pack for you. This comprehension pack includes: Three posters to use to introduce this strategy and three pages of activities to use in your classroom. The posters in this pack really helped
I created this activity as a fun way to practice generalizations. I made a picture that is unfinished. I then made a table that has statements for the children to decide whether they are generalizations or not. Across from each statement in the table is an action. If the child decides that the state
I created this sorting activity for my students to help them recognize the difference between something specific and a generalization. The students can cut and glue or write in (your call) their answers for sorting the information into the two categories. This can be used after a whole-group lesso
This packet offers six of my making generalizations activities (you can also buy each one separately on this site). Each activity has the directions on the worksheets and they all include answer keys. Here is a quick breakdown of what the activities involve.
1. Making generalizations sorting activ
This Making Generalizations Smartboard lesson will help your students understand what generalizing means. It provides an explanation, some practice passages and a link to an online story. As you listen to the story, stop and make generalizations as you go along.
This version of Making Generalizations helps students understand that generalizations should be true for most of the group, for most of the time. This simple activity allows students to read generalizations and decide whether they are true for the group or not. Then, the child colors the generalizat
This is an updated version of my original Making Generalizations activity. I have included an introduction that explains what a generalization is. The children read the statements on the cards. Then, they cut the statements out and paste them into the correct category.
I use this with my third gra
I created these materials for my lower-mid level students to prepare for the reading portion of the ACT. They were lowest in the standard of Generalizations and Conclusions, and I realized it was because they couldn't connect their natural inference skills to answering higher-level ACT reading pass
My students were having a hard time making generalizations. This activity helped them to make valid generalizations using their SMARTIES candy. All they need is a roll of SMARTIES, and they sort them by color. Then, watch as they are able to make generalizations about their candy using clue words
Help your students grasp the concept of Making Generalizations with the Generalization: Unit Materials All-in-One DEAL for less than it would cost to purchase each document separately. The following are included: Graphic Organizer Chart, Graphic Organizer Chart Basic Plus Answers, Practice with for
This file includes an already made general reading choice board as well as a blank template to create your own choice board.
The reading choice board can be used to differentiate to meet students' needs, and is aligned to various curriculum standards.
Some examples of choices include: creating p
This graphic organizer can be used for drawing conclusions, making generalizations, and also inferencing. There is space on the graphic organizer for students to write their generalization/conclusion, and support it with text evidence or schema.
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This fun activity allows students to manipulate the worksheet.
Students will quickly review what a generalization is. Then they will read statements made by character children. They will decide if the statements are generalizations or not. The students will then cut out the boxes with the statement
Help your lower-level students learn how to form valid generalizations about what they read and research. This handout includes an excerpt from The Real Story of A CowboyÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Life by Geoffrey C. Ward and concludes by asking students a series of questions to help them form generalization about
This one page worksheet entitled “Two Characters” promotes the use of reading comprehension and thinking skills. Those skills are 1) Identifying Character Traits, 2) Comparing and Contrasting and 3) Making Generalizations. It lends itself well to either individual work or to cooperative learning.
Children will be introduced to what a generalization is by characters. The children will then read each set of statements and they will choose which are generalizations. They will color the generalizations green.
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Generalizing can be very difficult for students to do independently, despite authentically teaching it and applying it to texts through close and independent reading. Still needing my students to grasp this topic, I started to think outside of the box.
Help your lower-level students make sense of how to form valid generalizations with this graphic organizer chart. Using the topic of "walking for exercise," this chart already has the generalization statement filled in and includes leading questions in the evidence bubbles to help students generate
Help your higher-level students learn how to form valid generalizations about what they read and research. This handout includes an excerpt from The Real Story of A CowboyÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s Life by Geoffrey C. Ward and concludes by asking students to provide three valid generalizations about the topic they
This activity allows students to practice their knowledge of generalizations to a higher degree. Students will meet Billy and Tommy who are best friends and partners on a school project where they have to make correct generalizations about specific topics. Billy and Tommy both give their examples,
Here are story questions for A Symphony of Whales. These questions assess whether students can identify if a statement is a generalization that can be made after reading some of the story. There are also some questions that are basic text evidence questions from the text. These questions go along
Children will be introduced to what a generalization is by characters. The children will then read each set of statements and they will choose which is a generalization. They will color the generalization green.
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Making generalizations through art observation is the focus of this art obsrvation activity that integrates Art with Language Arts and addresses visual literacy skills. Students observe two art works by the same artist and make generalizations about the content of the art work.
Using observed visu
How about this Phonics Worksheet "Words With ph"? Students decode words containing the grapheme-phoneme correspondence ph /f/. They are given 9 sentences and have to use the context of them to fill in the blanks from the Word Bank. The 9 word choices are: photographer, physicians, physical, paragrap
A 11x17 reading poster highlighting making generalizations, as well as step-by-step instructions for printing and assembling an 11x17 poster from home.
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Inclusion Elementary 2015
**Use with the picture book "Dad, Jackie, and Me" by Myron Uhlberg
- I use in a teacher-led small group. Could also be used in a workstation (buddy read to differentiate for lower-level readers)
- Identifying generalizations
- Providing text evidence
**In teacher-led gro
This fun activity allows students to practice blending letters and building words. Students move the eyes of this cat to make short a words. I find it to be a wonderful activity for any age group who needs assistance reading or writing the consonant-vowel-consonant spelling pattern for the short a
This simple Generalizing sheet will make it easy for students to make generalizations using support from the text. This sheet can also be used as an assessment, just fill out some details from the text and have students make a generalization based on that information or make a generalization and hav
Help your students understand how to form valid generalizations from things they read and research. This chart includes three bubbles for pieces of evidence that add up to equal the generalization statement. This document is also available in the Making Generalizations Unit Materials All-in-One DE
Build a Word Pig with Letter Strips is a fun activity which allows students to practice blending letters and building words. Students move the eyes of this pig to make words for CVC and CVCC and CCVC spelling patterns. I find it to be a wonderful activity for any age group who needs assistance readi
Build a Word Dog with Letter Strips is a fun activity which allows students to practice blending letters and building words. Students move the eyes of this dog to make words for CVC and CVCC and CCVC spelling patterns. I find it to be a wonderful activity for any age group who needs assistance readi
Students will be held accountable during their reading time by making generalizations about characters or other elements of the text. This is a great way to assess quickly if your students understand this skill. It also encourages students to THINK about what they are reading, which translates in
READING STRATEGIES: MAKING CONNETIONS
Five 'Making Connections Posters'
The first poster is a general definition poster (Making Connections) and the other four posters are specific to the type of connection
Build a Word Bug with Letter Strips is a fun activity which allows students to practice blending letters and building words. Students move the eyes of this bug to make words for CVC and CVCC and CCVC spelling patterns. I find it to be a wonderful activity for any age group who needs assistance readi
KinderLiteracy™ Curriculum Units BUNDLED
What is KinderLiteracy?
KinderLiteracy Curriculum units are based upon the close read model. Each week you will focus on one text and each day look closely at that text. KinderLiteracy is a 50 week literacy curriculum that included lesson plans for whole-g