This is a combination of my Inference Sleuth Unit and my CSIQ Inference BOP (warm-up) questions for middle school (6-8). They complement each other nicely! I use this unit in my pull out reading comprehension class. This product includes the following:
Lesson plans that follow the Workshop Model structure with learning targets already written in the "students will be able to....so that...." format.
Power point presentations
CSIQ questions and answer stems
short story resources
1. CONNECTION - Allows students to COLLABORATE in groups to answer riddle cards aiming to create a person or text-to-self connection to the concept of inferring.
2. COMP BOOK INTERACTIVE PRINTABLES - students use guided notes as well as practice paragraphs with graphic organizers (cut and paste into comp books) to UNDERSTAND the concept of inferring on a deeper level.
3. TASK CARDS - 12 task cards are included so students can work in groups to APPLY their knowledge of inference.
4. GRADE LEVEL READING - resources for grade level reading are provided as well as inference questions to be used with mentor text as well as individual reading in order for student to DEMONSTRATE their understanding of inference. Vocab activity is also including.
Overall, this unit is a comprehensive bundle that will provide you with all the resources you need to teach an inference unit at the middle school evel.
Differentiation of tasks included in the instructions.