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To make an inference, a student must make a logical connection between two or more ideas in a text. She needs to "read between the lines." And research shows if a student can make inferences with pictures, comics or videos, she can make them with words.

Teacher Tip: Use Animated Videos to Help Your Child Learn to Make Inferences

Kids with learning issues can struggle with making inferences, a key reading skill. Here a teacher shares a fun way to teach your child inference without books.

Making Inferences- Activities and Lesson Ideas teaching students to make inferences

Teaching Inferences (With Free Mini Lesson)

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Tori's Teacher Tips: Inference Activities

Good inferencing page that can be used with any book. Really good resources for teaching inference! and a fabulous freebie too! Tori's Teacher Tips: Inference Activities

My students love using pictures to learn their reading skills!

Using Pictures to Teach Reading and Writing Skills

Teach Your Child to Read - Teaching With a Mountain View: Using Pictures to Teach Reading and Writing Skills - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Detective Inferences is the best way to teach inferencing with students!  Watch them actively engage in the drama to infer the top secret cases!

Making Inferences

Detective Inferences is a great way to allow your students to practice making inferences! These student friendly cards will make students feel like they're detectives on a case! Learning to inference in stories builds on a students comprehension skills!

Glued: An animated short about a mother and her video game addict son. Non-verbal; great for inference, story elements, conflict, etc.

GLUED is a funny animated short film that tells a story about a mother who flips out while trying to deal with her young video game addicted son. It was created by four students (Alon Tako, Guy Eln.

Braxton - Animated Short Film By Brad Warren  For teaching inferences.  Something that kids can relate to!

Teaching kids to infer, short film, no words: Braxton - Animated Short Film By Brad Warren For teaching inferences. Something that kids can relate to!

This video is great for several things: making inferences, predictions, answering WH- questions, and identifying emotions..

This video is great for several things: making inferences, predictions, answering WH- questions, and identifying emotions.

Differences between Inference and Prediction. Excellent to use when introducing inferences. Students can tell what they know about predictions, and then learn about how inferenceing is different.

Anchor chart-Making Inferences not Predictions. Great anchor chart to illustrate the difference between inferences-prediction. Have the students refer to it, and copy it their journals.

Inference:  It's In the Bag Reading GAME.  Perfect for inferring reading comprehension skills, test prep, and intervention RTI groups.  TeacherKarma.com

Inference Activity ~ Hands-on ~ Reading Comprehension ~ INFER: It's in the BAG

Making Inferences Case File: students work in cooperative groups to make inferences over the book or passage inside.  Rotate the case file each day throughout the unit for students to gain exposure to different texts.

Making Inferences Case File: students work in cooperative groups to make inferences over the book or passage inside. Rotate the case file each day throughout the unit for students to gain exposure to different texts.