This unit teaches students how to make inferences, how to make an inferential claim, and how to support that claim in writing using the best evidence available.
While this unit is entitled Making Inferences with Art, students will practice making inferences from traditional text as well, including poetry, maps, and logic inferences.
Students will also learn the basics of organizing a written response. This writing unit introduces or reviews important content vocabulary, including synonym, literal, criticize, infer, imply, valid, claim, elaborate, insightful, analyze, and BRATS paragraph
Brainstorm the answer
Restate the question
Answer the question
Two or Three Text details to supper the answer
Summarize the answer
Brainstorm, Topic Sentence, Supporting Sentences, Concluding or Wrap Up Sentence
The inferential writing tasks draw on Norman Rockwell paintings that are fun and promote discussion. Fun and important unit!