With common core in full effect, one area students must get practice with is higher order comprehension skills like making inferences.
This activity consists of 12 short story task cards. Students will use background knowledge and text evidence to answer questions about each story. Also included is an answer sheet for students to record their inference and evidence/schema they used to support that inference.
This is a great resource for centers, small group guided reading practice, remediation, and/or extension. It can also be used as formative assessment (answer key is included).