Help! Sixteen weary travelers at Rushing Airport have the wrong suitcase! Can your students infer which items belong to whom so their winter travel plans aren’t ruined?
Enter Rushing Airport where your students will use clues, vocabulary knowledge and inferencing to help 16 weary travelers find their winter travel belongings. As your students methodically lend a helping hand, they will also build important language skills including oral expression, predicting, deductive reasoning, problem solving, answering WH questions and critical thinking.
This Winter Edition of the Infer & Explain Travel Trouble Series includes:
★ 16 Traveler Bios (color and black/white versions)
★ 16 Suitcases (color and black/white versions)
★ Inferencing Charts for inferring the owner of each suitcase and listing supporting evidence.
★ 16 "Why" Question Charts for students to infer why each passenger packed specific items in their suitcases.
★ "What Does Not Belong?" Visual Suitcase Contents Activity
★ Suitcase Attributes Activity
★ Compare & Contrast Passengers Sheet with Venn Diagram
★ Making Predictions Story Prompts
★ Fact or Opinion Page Analyzing Information about Passengers
★ Bonus Suitcase Inferencing Game
In addition, your students will build oral language skills as they answer WH questions to explain their reasoning on a variety of recording sheets.
Specific Skills Targeted Include:
★ Why Questions
★ Comparing and Contrasting
★ Oral Language
★ What Doesn't Belong?
★ Fact vs. Opinion
★ Narrative Language
Due to the realistic illustrations embedded throughout this highly visual resource, it is appropriate for a wide-age range of students.
This resource can be used in small group instruction or as a whole class lesson. This motivating packet is designed to stimulate discussions that synthesize background knowledge as well as new information acquired through text and visual clues.
This no prep resource has everything you need to make inferencing practice motivating and memorable for your students!
Be sure to check out the preview file for a closer look!
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