Making Inferences Activities - No Prep Cut and Paste Inferencing Centers

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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These no prep centers are a fun way for your students to practice making inferences. The activities are differentiated to help you easily meet the needs of all your students.

Students read several short paragraphs and use the clues in the paragraphs to make inferences about the setting. Students cut out the paragraphs and then sort them into 2 groups based on the inferences they made about the setting.

Included in this resource:

  • 5 cut and paste inferencing center activities with shorter passages and more obvious clues
  • 5 cut and paste inferencing center activities with a little longer passages and less obvious clues
  • a reusable "Create Your Own" inference sort for early finishers or advanced learners
  • a student recording sheet for center time
  • grading rubrics
  • answer keys

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These activities are self-explanatory and could be completed by 3rd and 4th grade students independently in a distance learning packet if you know your students have access to scissors and glue.

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30 + answer keys
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.


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