Inference Activities for Making Inferences

Grade Levels
4th - 6th, Homeschool
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This Inferencing Activity bundle is a complete pack of resources to help you teach your students how to make and defend inferences. This resource was created to align with the Common Core Standards for 4th and 5th grade Language Arts. They teach students what an inference is, and how to use their background knowledge and text clues to make an inference.

No Prep! Just Print & Teach!!!

This Resource Includes...

✔ One page of student notes/explanation. Can be added to any Reading Notebook!

✔ 3 pages of practice opportunities which require students to make inferences and identify the clues from the text that helped them form their ideas (Fiction and Nonfiction; 4 total passages).

✔ An answer key for the practice pages.

✔ A graphic organizer students can use to make inferences while independently reading. (use with any text)

✔ An Inference Game (includes a directions page, 24 cards, and game worksheet)

✔ An Inference Test (3 pages, 15 questions, multiple choice & short answer)

✔ An answer key for the test.

✔ Inference Poster - color, and black & white version included.

✔ An Inference LESSON PowerPoint - This 17 slide PowerPoint will allow you to work through the notes and practice-sheets as a class lesson, or review answers as students work through the passages. Not only will students have the print-out in front of them, they will also be able to view the PowerPoint as a whole class.

Check out my other Language Arts Resources!

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Point of View and Perspective Resources

Making and Defending Inferences Resources

Figurative Language Unit

Fiction and Nonfiction Reading Center

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4th Grade Spiral Reading Homework

5th Grade Spiral Reading Homework



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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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