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159 resources with the keyterm inferences

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Poems that Tell a Story: Narrative and Persona in the Poetry of Robert Frost

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Dig in deeper with Robert Frost's, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening." Learners will read and discuss poems by Robert Frost and learn the meaning of terms such as narrative and personal. They journal, collaborate, and present poetry...
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Caring for Bicycles

For Teachers K - 2nd
Do you ride a bike? Explore maintenance and safety with the book Caring for Bicycles. This instructional resource walks young ones through the steps of checking a bicycle. As this is a nonfiction text, features such as diagrams, charts,...
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Reading Comprehension 5: Level 10

For Students 9th - 10th
Whether used as a reading comprehension assessment, as the basis of a mini-lesson on reading strategies, or as extra practice, this exercise will prove to be valuable because of the answers and explanation key that accompanies the...
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The Case of the Hungry Stranger

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce your readers to the mystery genre with The Case of the Hungry Stranger. Learners help solve the mystery, making inferences as they read and answering comprehension questions altogether. The writing assignment asks beginners to...
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A Box for Bobo

For Teachers K - 2nd
Encourage sharing and collaboration among your young ones. Read A Box for Bobo and discuss what happens when Raf, the main character, does not share with his friend Bobo, and later wants what Bobo has. Prediction and reading...
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New Ways

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Help your learners analyze story structure in chapters 1-6 of Dawn McMillan's book New Ways. Take a look at the cover, talk about new terms, and discuss the plot together. The second day continues with more questions and vocabulary. This...
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Reading Comprehension 2: Level 10

For Students 9th - 11th
Are you a friggatriskaidekaphobic? An excerpt from an article about the fear of Friday the 13th is used as the basis of a reading comprehension exercise. The five questions require readers to employ several strategies (drawing...
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Dressing Up

For Teachers K - 2nd
Did you ever play dress up? Tap into your learners' imaginations with the story Dressing Up. Young ones visually explore the costumes displayed and answer reading comprehension questions. After reading, they get to add their own pretend...
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A Surprise For Jack

For Teachers K - 3rd
Work on making inferences with your class by reading A Surprise for Jack. Some vocabulary and rhyming words are listed along with quite a few reading comprehension questions. Learners demonstrate their understanding in a class discussion...
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Reading Comprehension 6: Level 9

For Students 8th - 10th
Did you know that an acre of trees can absorb as much carbon dioxide as a car emits in 11,000 miles of driving? Such fun facts abound in a short reading comprehension passage detailing the benefits of parks and rooftop gardens. After...
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Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before your high schoolers read Julius Caesar, have them complete this thought-provoking activity! To familiarize them with some of the play's most important lines, break the class into pairs and have them create a skit around two lines...
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Walk a Mile in my Shoes

For Teachers 7th
Introduce your class to culture to Cinderella stories. After a brief discussion on culture, pairs of learners read and interpret different versions of Cinderella stories, meeting jigsaw-style with a new partner to complete a concept map...
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Call It a Hunch

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Give young scholars a chance to practice making inferences after reading the book Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges. They confirm whether or not their conclusions are true, have a class discussion, and then independently complete an...
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Native American Poetry

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Identify text features, make inferences, and discover the cultural significance of Native American Poetry. Sixth graders read several Native American poems and use graphic organizers and literature response logs to record their feelings...
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Pancakes for Breakfast

For Teachers K - 1st
Young readers read a book about eating breakfast. They do a picture walk to predict what the story will be about. Learners identify punctuation and pause at the appropriate time during the reading. To close the day, use the basic...
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Here Comes the Strikeout

For Teachers K - 1st
What happens when we have problems? Have your youngsters read a book to discover how a boy solved his very own baseball problem. Using Here Comes the Strikeout, they will draw parallels between themselves and the book's characters....
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Finding Sunshine

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners discuss character traits while reading Finding Sunshine. They use word-building skills to sound out words in the story. Then they discuss how the girl helped the bird in the story and write about her feelings at various times in...
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Kids in a Booth

For Teachers K - 1st
In the story Kids in a Booth, nicknames are important tools in the characterization of the people described. Encourage your readers to pay attention to details such as names and why an author might have chosen those names. Some...
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Camping

For Teachers K - 1st
Talk about nature and hiking while you read the story Camping. Make predictions and inferences, practice reading, look for textual clues, and discuss the plot of the story based on the questions listed. Connect to your learners' lives by...
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The Lost Valentines

For Teachers K - 1st
Encourage caring and helpful attitudes by reading The Lost Valentines. Perfect to read near Valentine's Day, this story focuses on a boy losing all his Valentine cards at school and getting upset. Talk about feelings and how his...
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Scare and Dare

For Teachers K - 1st
Are your learners daring each other? Approach the subject of dares with the story Scare and Dare and make connections to kids' lives. Some vocabulary and grammar practice is included as well.
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Mr. Putter and Tabby Pick Up the Pears

For Teachers K - 3rd
Work on making predictions and analyzing potential problems for the story Mr. Putter and Tabby Pick the Pears. Vocabulary words and questions are listed to help your learners develop inferences. Some creative writing potential is...
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ELD Lesson Planner: Home Sweet Home

For Teachers 1st
Three stories from Houghton-Mifflin ("Moving Day," "Me on the Map," and "The Kite") guide this lesson, which addresses comparing and contrasting details, making generalizations and inferences, and cause and effect. Pupils answer...
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Inferences and Conclusions

For Students 3rd - 5th
Making inferences and drawing conclusions are the focus of this language arts worksheet. Statements are read about a specific situation in which some information is left out. Learners read the four multiple choice options, and select the...