Complete lesson plan for teaching inferring and drawing conclusions. Book introduction, setting purposes, stating the objective, modeling, guided practice and independent practice are all included. Start to finish it is all here. Just check out the book Crab Moon by Ruth Horowitz from your library and you are ready to teach.
Look for the companion lesson plan for Crab Moon, teaching students how to use context clues to determine word meanings. Great literature can be used for many different skills. This is definitely a great book to use in the classroom.