When proficient readers infer they read more slowly, reread sections, write, or draw to better understand the content. This 45 page product includes:
Whole group lesson plan to use to introduce the OWI strategy and graphic organizer for students to fill in during direct instruction.
20 OWI Inference Worksheets - These worksheets are perfect for students to complete independently during a center.
13 OWI Inference Posters: These posters can be used in a variety of ways to help your students achieve mastery of inferencing.
~Use these posters for direct instruction. Either project the poster on the board or print it off. Discuss the process of OWI with the entire class until they are able to independently complete the activity.
~Print the poster off and hang them around the room. Students can partner up and visit a poster. Give students 3-5 minutes to go through the OWI process. They can also discuss how their inferences were similar or different. After the time is up, students will find another poster. Repeat the process as time allows.
~Put the posters in a center. Have the students take a poster and complete the OWI graphic organizer independently.
Draw, Trade, Infer Activity – Students will create their own picture. Students will trade papers. They will then create questions and inferences using their partner’s picture. Discussion can take place afterwards.