Making inferences can be tough for students. This file includes activities to help readers form inferences and draw conclusions using background knowledge and text clues. Please see the preview file for thumbnails and full descriptions.
-Two interactive PowerPoints to engage readers in the inference process
-Four multiple-choice inference assessments, each with 4 questions each
-One inference assessment with open-ended questions
-Max Mission passages! Four high-interest passages with a secret agent theme, written to help students combine information from different places in a text to form an inference.
Teachers have used these materials for whole-group instruction in third and fourth grades, and as review or intervention for fifth grade.
Other inference materials:
Character Traits and Emotions: Making Inferences
Making Inferences with Transitional Readers