Making Inferences: Reading Between the Lines

Have you ever read part of a story and had to figure out what the rest was about? Practice making inferences with several short passages and multiple choice questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add to a reading assessment after discussing context clues and inferences
  • Have class members write their own short passages, and encourage their peers to make inferences about what each person in the passage is talking about
  • Helpful for a unit on informational text
Classroom Considerations

  • Each activity is on its own page, making it easy to hand out in different lessons or as different versions during an assessment
  • Font is a little small, which may make it hard for some learners to read 
Pros

  • Provides an answer key for simple assessment
  • Contains both fictional and informational text in the passage to help kids with their reading comprehension
Cons

  • None
Common Core