This interactive SMARTboard lesson combines a mini-lesson and some fun practice slides in inferring and drawing conclusions. Begin learning what it means to infer and how this is different from drawing a conclusion. Move on through the lesson with a few different ways to make a conclusion using clues you can infer information from. Bright, fun graphics makes the lesson enjoyable. The theme is a gumball machine with colored gumballs that POP to give you information. Great for minilesson; small group; or even independent practice. Also encourages discussion about why you came to the conclusion you did. Kids can support their answers by giving evidence and using their background knowledge. Created with Smart Notebook 11.