Learn from my fail is a great way to teach inference skills
In this activity I have provided 45 instances in which the students must:
Infer what mistake (fail) the person has made.
Infer what has happened as a result of the mistake (fail).
For Example: When doing a craft project, if your hot glue gun slips off the work table, don't try to catch it. #LFMF
Inference: Someone tried to catch a hot glue gun when it fell and they burned their hand badly
I then ask the students to make a few "fail" sentences of their own in which they need to leave room for inference.
The kids laugh and laugh every year when I pull this activity out, and best of all it really seems to do the trick!
A short teacher's note on how I use this in my classroom is included.
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