Deduction and Inference

Deduction and Inference
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Common Core Standards
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This package provides material to develop students' ability to draw inferences from a text, to determine figurative and connotative meaning and analyze the impact of specific word choice.
The first part of this unit uses a passage from 'Sherlock Holmes' to clarify the meaning of the terms 'inference' and 'deduction'. Student activities then focus on the language that students need to use to explain their inferences.
The second part of the unit is devoted wholly to a group 'detective' activity, based on the Simon Armitage poem 'About His Person'. Finally, the unit concludes with an assessment opportunity, taking in a second Armitage poem, and a homework activity which uses learned skills to analyze a house advertisement.

Contents: (4-6 lesson scheme of work, full resources and lesson plans)
Classroom presentations
5 page workbook
VLE homework presentation
Homework resource
Inference Placemat
Prompts (differentiation)
Writing frame
Peer assessment resource
Full lesson plans

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45 pages
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