Inferences: Short Stories with Inferential Questions--Distance Learning

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
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Practice making inferences--drawing conclusions when given some, but not all, of the information, now in short story form! Stories are geared to upper elementary and middle school topics, such as running for student council president, getting left out of a party invitation, and working a summer job.

The following pages include:

-10 short stories with 5 inferential questions each

-3 categories of inferences:

predictions: making a reasonable guess of something that could happen next

environmental: using details from the surroundings in a story to gain information

people & emotions: using a person’s actions, expressions, or words to guess at

what he or she may be feeling

-2 copies of each story, one with the questions and one without

-data collection sheets

-suggested scoring rubric with examples

Check out more inferences here!

Making Inferences--Flashcards

I hope you'll love using this resource with your students!


Total Pages
30 pages
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