For teaching inference, I use the talk read talk write lesson format. The lesson is versatile to fit any lesson format and to add or delete activities.
Included in this lesson are:
*Talk #1 PowerPoint--Infer Using Pictures
*List of 7 Talk #2 activities and their handouts and graphic organizers
*List of 4 independent writing activities with their handouts and graphic organizers
*exit ticket--10 words or less
*Types of Inferences PowerPoint
*List of Charades topics