Making Inferences Worksheets and Activities | Reading Comprehension Activities

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Tiffany Gannon
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Are you in need of fun, engaging activities that enhance and improve your students' reading comprehension? These making inferences activities and graphic organizers are low prep and are perfect for creating a learning experience for your students. Use these digital and printable making inferences activities, crafts, posters, anchor charts, worksheets, and more to transform your reading comprehension instruction!

Making Inferences can be a difficult concept to teach elementary students. All of the printable activities in this resource can be used with any text or passage. I have included a list of book suggestions that are perfect for teaching the skill. Making inferences is like solving a mystery, so the detective theme makes it super fun and would be great for a room transformation!

*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The independent tasks have been added to Google Slides TM. Please follow the download instructions within the Zip file.

This packet includes an anchor chart, an activity to use as your opening each day or with cooperative groups throughout your unit, printables for students to use to make inferences in a story, crafts, conclusion detective badges, bookmarks, exit tickets, and a brown bag template for a book club discussion.

Included in the resource:

•Page 3 Book Suggestions

•Pages 4-11 Posters and Anchor Chart

•Pages 12-14 Mystery Bag Opening Activity

•Pages 15-21 Cooperative Group Activity, Directions, and Printable (Fun inference detective case file for students to solve!)

•Pages 22-23 Detective Badges and Bookmarks

•Pages 24-43 Crafts and Read Aloud Suggestions (Piggie Pie, Corduroy, and Miss Nelson is Missing crafts and inference activity directions and graphic organizers)

•Pages 44-52 Printable Resources and Exit Tickets (graphic organizers, interactive notebook, and flapbook)

•Pages 53-59 Brown Bag Book Club with Fiction and Nonfiction Discussion Cards

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.


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