Text Message Analysis Making Inferences Activity

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Read Write Middle
Grade Levels
5th - 7th
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8 pages
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I felt that this activity was a fun way to get students to work on quoting, while also connecting to their personal interests.
My students enjoyed using these text messages to practice inferring. They loved that they were a media text and more relatable than other texts we have used previously. Thanks!
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In this engaging activity, students make inferences and draw conclusions by analyzing a variety of text message conversations. Students are required to cite evidence for each answer.

Digital & Printable Options: This product now includes a Google Slides option as well as a printable PDF.

This product also includes a page that has two blank phone conversations.

Students love the text message layout! This is a great way for older students to practice making inferences and citing evidence in a format they relate to!

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 hour
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.


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