Do your students know the difference between observing, inferring, and predicting? Can they use their observations to make inferences and logical predictions? This resource will help your students master these tricky skills.
• Anchor Chart Posters with definition and example
• Picture Prompt Literacy Center - Includes 10 situational picture cards and two recording sheets. Students will study each picture and write an observation they can make and an inference. The second recording sheet also asks them to write a prediction about what might happen next. This allows you to differentiate the activity for lower-level learners or as a build up before adding prediction.
• Cut & Paste Worksheet - Students read each statement to decide if it’s an observation or an inference and glue it under the correct heading.
• Which Is Which? Worksheet - Students read a short situation and decide whether it involves observing, inferencing, or making a prediction.
• What Can You Infer? - Students read a situation-based observation and write what they can infer from it.