INFER AND DEDUCE
Infer and Deduce is designed to help students learn how to develop inference and deduction skills when reading fiction and non-fiction texts. The PowerPoint uses images and texts to convey how writers use inference in a text to communicate with the reader. These fully editable 11 slide PowerPoint resources/lesson(s) can be used as a starter activity, a standalone lesson or built into a unit of work on wider reading, inference and deduction skills. The activities include:
1. What is inference and deduction?
2. Use of optical illusions to convey the concept of hidden meanings.
3. Illustrations and photographs designed to sharpen deduction skills.
4. Extract from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein to develop deduction skills when dealing with written text.
For a preview of English Teaching Resources: Infer and Deduce click on the PowerPoint images.