Your students are about to embark on a TOP SECRET Mission that will require them to be Reading Detectives. Your Smarties will be completing 40 secret task cards that will have them looking for clues and using their schema to make inferences. Your students will be engaged from the moment they get the TOP SECRET envelope and letter from the Inference Detectives.
Making inferences can be very difficult for students. These task cards help support students beginning to make inferences, The task cards use pictures and choices that will help lend support to this comprehension strategy. The poster, song, and sentence stem will help give students the language that will help them remember to use their schema and clues from the text to make their inference.
Included in the packet are:
*40 inference task cards
*1 recording sheet
*Letter from the Inference Detectives
*TOP SECRET envelope cover
*Dialogue Lesson Plan to begin the mission
*Mission Task List
*I Can Infer Post
*The Inferring Song
*Inference Sentence Stem
*Inference Expert Badges
*6 independent assessments
This packet makes inferring engaging and hands-on. By laminating the task cards, students can underline the clues that help support their inference. Students will become experts at using their schema and clues to make an inference.
It is a TOP SECRET Mission that they will be begging to solve again and again.
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