4th Grade - Make Predictions
Make and adjust predictions while reading, viewing, or listening to print and non-print media. 0401.5.3
Links verified on 10/27/2011
- Follow the Clues - a graphic organizer to help your students make predictions about a story (K-2 and 3-5 activities included)
- Guess What Comes Next - students read a passage and predict what would happen next
- Making predictions lesson - This fairy tale and follow-up activities will help teach critical thinking and making predictions skills. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Predict and Infer Graphic Organizer - Students write the event of a story, what the think will happen, clues from the story that help decide, and what really happened.
- Predict and Infer Plant Activity Worksheet - [Cross Curricular activity: Science/Language Arts] Students must predict whether seeds will grow a little, grow a lot, or not grow at all in different conditions.
- Prediction Cards - Prediction Cards combine the fun of guessing with the joy of making art. Students use details from the beginning of a story to encourage classmates to predict what will happen and to inspire them to read the story themselves.
- Prediction Game - predict what picture lies behind the squares
- Story Board - a graphic organizer to help your students make predictions about a story (K-2 and 3-5 activities included)
- Use Predictions to Help Kids Think Deeply about Books - Predicting involves more than trying to figure out what happens next. As kids find evidence to form hunches, they also ask questions, recall facts, reread, skim, infer, draw conclusions, and, ultimately, comprehend the text more fully. (3-5) The Prediction Book Report
- What are They Selling - students critically evaluate six advertisements
- What can you Infer? - interactive quiz
- Writing a Branching Story Using Excel - a step by step module on writing with Excel - this type of story can be used for predicting events
- Billy Bear - [sample of a branching story] a simple story with several possible endings depending on the decisions a reader makes [in the form of an Excel workbook]
- The Town Witch - [sample of a branching story] a story with several possible endings depending on the decisions a reader makes [in the form of an Excel workbook]
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