Being able to make inferences and draw conclusions are reading skills which require critical thinking, and therefore can be skills that are not easy to teach. This unit features 29 fun critical thinking activities to help improve students’ ability to draw conclusions and make inferences.
- Animal Matching
- Sentence/Picture Matching
- Story Conclusions
First students are asked to solve riddles. Using riddles is a great way to help students begin to understand what it means to make inferences and draw conclusions. Solving a riddle means students make a guess about something based on clues or facts. In doing this, they are making inferences to arrive at an answer
Following the riddles, the activities increase in difficulty and offer practice through matching pictures to text and finally require students to read passages without picture clues to arrive at a conclusion.
Reading Level 3-4 | Interest Level 4+
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