Students will use their schema and evidence from the text to make inferences.
You need two things in order to make an inference!
Information (Clues in the text) + Schema (Prior Knowledge) = Inference
There are big, black clouds in the sky (clues in the text) + Dark clouds can mean rain (schema) = I think it is going to rain (my inference)
Included in this download are 6 sentences that students will have to make inferences from. They need to provide evidence from the text and their schema to make the inference.