Did you know that a famous cola was originally created to cure headaches?
These 10 historical narratives will have your students hooked on inferencing!
The practice pack is a great way to introduce the concept of an inference in a high-interest, predictable way. Each story about an inventor has text clues which will lead your students directly to the inference. You can easily adapt this activity for all students by including the visuals on the inventions as a framework for answers.
This activity has built in accountability with its worksheets, as well as writing prompt extensions for advanced learners.
Practice pack includes:
1 Inference Anchor Chart
10 Historical Narratives about Modern Inventions
10 Picture Cards of the Inventions
5 Worksheets (2 inventions per page)
for students to guess the invention, citing textual evidence and
3 Writing Prompts (Persuade, Inform, Entertain) to extend the lesson