Students often struggle with making inferences while reading. That’s because inferencing is a challenging skill! Help students develop their inferring skills with this incredibly fun and engaging mini-unit. It combines doodle notes where students sketch notes about how to make inferences AND actual learning activities to help students improve their reading comprehension skills. It’s fun and educational! First, students DOODLE and then they DO activities to help them showcase their learning!
Here’s how it works: First, students will complete highly engaging Doodle Notes about making inferences. They’ll learn what an inference is, how to make a logical inference, and even practice making inferences. Then, they’ll complete 5 activities to help them showcase their understanding of the reading skill. They’ll make inferences with a fun travel activity, doodle inferences, and read 3 different fiction and nonfiction reading passages.
This resource is completely customizable, too! First, the two types of doodle notes included (filled-in and guided notes versions) make it easy to differentiate instruction. Then, there are two instructional versions included in this resource! You can either put together a fun student packet with inferencing worksheets, or you can set up 5 learning stations. This way, you can create the very best learning experience for your students!
This 2-3 day mini-unit is not only effective in helping students understand how to make inferences while reading, it’s also incredibly engaging and fun!
Great News! This mini-unit is part of a Doodle and Do Reading Skills bundle! The bundle includes doodle notes and learning activities for Sequencing, Inferencing, Finding the Main Idea, Summarizing, and Fact and Opinion! Save big AND get students excited about reading with this Doodle and Do Reading Skills BUNDLE!
About the “Doodle” Notes:
First, students will learn how to make inferences by completing a set of doodle notes. Doodle notes are color-it-in, fill-it-in, and doodle-encouraging note sheets. They’re not only visually engaging, they’re also effective in helping students increase their focus and ability to recall information. Plus…they’re really fun! In this resource, there are 2 options of Doodle Notes:
About the “Do” Activities
After students complete their Doodle Notes it’s time for them to “Do” some fun activities. The activities are designed around lessons to help students practice the skill of inferencing. There are five activities in all:
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