Making an inference is a close reading skill that middle school students truly struggle with, and in many cases, have a very difficult time answering, whether it be in class or on the state test. Making an inference is a higher level skill and technique that asks students to combine and synthesize two types of information-prior knowledge and current clues within the text.
This lesson and craftivity has students "dig" and read closely in the text to formulate inferences based on their prior knowledge and the clues that are provided.
This product includes:
1. A PREZI presentation
2. Thorough lesson plan on teaching inferences with "I Can" statement and Common Core Standards
3.Dittoes on how to make an inference, practice and application
4. An exciting, challenging and fun craftivity to apply knowledge
5. 10 task cards which can be used as an assessment or as extra reinforcement for the skill