This set of 24 short passages can help your students show growth with this difficult skill of Making Inferences. By scaffolding your instruction, your students will be able to more readily grasp this concept. Start by GIVING your students the INFERENCE, then they can give you the TEXT EVIDENCE. This is so much easier for them.
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Below you will find the description of BOTH Resources in this bundle. Click the links to see their previews.
Discover this clever way for kids to learn to make inferences with these short passages and graphic organizers. If you give the student the inference, they can give you the text evidence! This is almost always easier, therefore scaffolding this difficult skill. When students are asked for their schema, you can tell if they are on the right track.
These MAKING INFERENCES PASSAGES have 4 SKILLS that you can work on.
If you have purchased my Making Inferences Fiction Passages, these will be similar but not exactly alike. I have changed words to make the reading more challenging and all the names have been changed. They will have a familiar ring, but students will still need to read to find the inferences and text evidence.
About This Product:
There are 12 Kid friendly passages with an inferring graphic organizer that is different for each. The text are around 2nd and Early 3rd grade. The graphic organizer is differentiated, not the text itself. There is also a Connect to the Character page for each passage.
Set 2: Making inferences is a tough skill for kids to learn and for teachers to teach. Finding great resources is key. This product has 12 reading passages with 3 built-in inferences each. Even better news is that this resource is differentiated through the graphic organizers.
About This Resource:
There are 12 kid friendly mini-passages with an inferring graphic organizer for each. The text are all pretty simple. The work is differentiated, not the text.
Because I know how busy teachers are, I have provided a key for each passage.
Differentiation –Each passage has graphic organizer partially unfilled/filled.
• BELOW LEVEL STUDENTS: GIVE THE STUDENTS THE INFERENCE. THEY GIVE YOU THE TEXT. ALWAYS MODEL AN ENTIRE PASSAGE FIRST. THEN, HAVE THEM WORK WITH A PARTNER, THEN THEY CAN TRY IT INDEPENDENTLY IF THEY ARE READY.
• ON LEVEL STUDENTS: GIVE THE STUDENTS THE TEXT. THEY GIVE YOU THE INFERENCE. ALWAYS MODEL AN ENTIRE PASSAGE FIRST. THEN, HAVE THEM WORK WITH A PARTNER, THEN THEY CAN TRY IT INDEPENDENTLY IF THEY ARE READY.
• ABOVE LEVEL STUDENTS: THE STUDENT GIVES THE INFFERENCE AND THE SUPPORTING TEXT. ALWAYS MODEL AN ENTIRE PASSAGE FIRST. THEN, HAVE THEM WORK WITH A PARTNER, THEN THEY CAN TRY IT INDEPENDENTLY IF THEY ARE READY.