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230 resources with the keyterm predictions

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Walk Two Moons: The Lunatic Mystery Case Book

For Students 7th - 9th
Here’s the meatball in the bowl of spaghetti. Readers build a Lunatic Mystery Case Book, collecting evidence to support their prediction about the identity of the lunatic in Walk Two Moons, Sharon Creech’s Newbery Medal winning novel....
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What Do You See at the Pond?

For Teachers K - 2nd
With What Do You See at the Pond?, young readers explore pond life and practice reading strategies. Learners first make predictions and then read the simple story independently. After a second read-through with a partner, kids come...
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A Birthday Basket For Tia

For Teachers K
Engage in this wonderful story about a little girl who is preparing a special birthday gift for her 90 year-old Aunt Tia by reading the story A Birthday Basket for Tia. Many uses of technology are suggested to integrate math and science...
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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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Text Clues and Prior Knowledge

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Explore making predictions as a reading strategy. As a class, read "Blue Light, Green Light," stopping to make a prediction. After recording a prediction on the graphic organizer, discuss the thoughts behind your idea. Then, continue...
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Summer of the Monkeys

For Teachers 6th - 8th
While reading the book Summer of the Monkeys by Wilson Rawls, the class ties together the core reading objectives, which are making predictions, comprehending new information, reading for author's purpose, independence in reading, and...
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Going Graph-y

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to and dicuss the story Where the Wild Things Are. They play a pantomime game and act out various feelings so their classmates can guess. They listen for the frequency of certain words, and record their findings on...
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Introduce: Comparison and Contrast

For Teachers K - 3rd
Class discussions can really make concepts come to life. The class discusses the differences between compare and contrast, read a book, then talk about ways they can compare events or characters in the story. Good leading question are...
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Suspect List: Character Analysis

For Students 4th - 6th
Train young detectives to track suspicious characters with this suspect list. While reading a mystery book, detectives note each suspect and their reasons for being suspicious in the chart. Readers can check off a character if he or she...
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Identifying Missing Words

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
How do you figure out the meaning of a word you don't know? Young readers develop skills to identifying missing words in a story using context clues. Picture clues are used to identify covered words in the story I Can’t Get My Turtle to...
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Identify Main Idea in a Story

For Teachers K
Help your kindergarteners identify the main idea in a story. Small groups work with the teacher to make predictions and draw conclusions. They are able to determine cause and effect relationships. The lesson is divided into several days,...
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Fast Talker - Ch 2 project

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Tongue Twisters?!  Create scatter plot graphs based on timing fellow classmates saying tongue twisters.  Then investigate, display, and analyze the relationships based on functions.  Wrap up this activity by making a poster or other...
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Listening/Reading Transfer - Guided Reading

For Teachers K - 5th
Work on predicting and making inferences with Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff. After every few pages, the teacher asks listeners to make predictions of what will happen next. Develop critical reading strategies with your young learners!
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Eighth Grade Language Arts Pre-Assessment Answer Key

For Students 8th
As the title suggests, these worksheets could be used to determine the reading comprehension level of eighth graders new to your class. Learners are asked to read several short passages and respond to questions based on the passages....
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Predictions: Technologies of the Future

For Students 4th - 5th
Visit the world of science fiction with this graphic organizer focusing on predictions. Complete the chart to determine the possible positive and negative side effects for two examples of future technology. Then, have writers choose one...
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Cactus Hotel

For Teachers 3rd
Give your young readers a chance to practice making predictions while strengthening their listening and speaking skills. Using the title and the illustrations, class members make predictions about what will happen in Cactus Hotel, by...
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Mr. Walton's Guide to Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your learners become reading detectives using this resource. In a step-by-step manner, they are led through an exploration of how to use inference, deduction and prediction skills to analyze a text. There are examples and prompts to...
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Sharing

For Teachers K - 1st
Making predictions can start with a simple story. Little learners hear the story What Mary Jo Shared. They make predictions about events in the story, retell events, and make a journal entry of something they would share with the class.
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Teach21 Lesson: Choices and Consequences, Lesson 12/18

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Three different activities can be used in three different ways with this lesson. First, students choose an everyday task and write about the ways it would be completed in the year 1900, the year 2000, and the year 2100. Next, students...
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A House for Hermit Crab

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Make predictions and recall details while reading A House For Hermit Crab. While you read the story, discuss aspects of the plot and encourage listeners to respond. Extension activities such as crafts, counting, puppets, and using your...
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Determine the Main Idea

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the main idea of a reading passage. In this identifying the main idea lesson, students read short passages, highlight or underline important information and record the main idea of the passage. They participate in a...
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Making Predictions from Data with a Graphing Calculator

For Students 9th - 12th
In this making predictions from data instructional activity, students solve 15 short answer problems. Students determine average miles per gallon given data on miles traveled and gas used. Students make predictions using the data and a...
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Lesson 2: Using Setting to Make Predictions about Characters

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders look at the importance of setting in a story. In this setting instructional activity, 4th graders see how the setting of a story affects the actions of the characters and how you can predict these actions based on the...
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Read Aloud- Literary Elements- Prediction

For Teachers 1st
First graders read two stories.  In this literary elements instructional activity, 1st graders read The Hat by Jan Brett, notice patterns of prediction, identify the setting, problem and solution and compare the story to the book The...