Use this inferencing chart to help students use the clues in the text to make meaning in Zoo, a short story by Edward D. Hoch. Eight quotations from the story are given, then students fill in the boxes with their inferences. Answers included! Intended to be used during reading as an active reading strategy, it helps students to think about what they are reading so that they comprehend the story better. Great as a readers notebook entry, discussion starter, or a stand-alone assignment. This document is also available in the Zoo Curriculum All-in-One DEAL.