4th Grade - Make Inference
Make inferences and draw appropriate conclusions from text. SPI 0401.5.5
Links verified 3/25/2021
- Close Reading of Advertising Promotes Critical Thinking - drawing connections between the Common Core’s emphasis on “close reading” and media literacy
- Get The Idea - read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts
- Follow the Clues - a graphic organizer to help your students make predictions about a story (K-2 and 3-5 activities included)
- Inference and Inferences - activities, worksheets, printables, and lesson plans from EdHelper
- Inference Battleship - interactive game with questions
- Inference Worksheets - free, printable inference worksheet activities
- Inference Riddle Game - Guess using riddles; infer what is being described by the clues you read.
- Inference Worksheet: You Make The Call - Students make an inference on what they think will happen next in different situations.
- Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically
- Making Inferences - practice sheets to print with suggested answers below
- Making Inferences - Read about Josh and his dad. Write about what you think Josh and his dad will do.
- Making Inferences Using a Concept Map - [3 multiple-choice questions] use details to make accurate inferences when reading textbooks
- Making Predictions Worksheets - worksheets to give students intensive practice with making and supporting predictions
- 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
- Speculation, Spoilers and Sequels: Making Inferences to Predict What Happens Next - lesson plan from The New York Times Learning Network
- Stated Information - online story about elephants and quiz
- Stated Information - online story about dolphins and quiz
- Story Board - a graphic organizer to help your students make predictions about a story (K-2 and 3-5 activities included)
- Strategies for Better Reading - an inference activity
- Strategies For Better Reading - [lesson plan] In this lesson you will: read between the lines by using the power of inference, predict what will happen next in a story, and identify the main ideas in what you read
- Tips for Teaching Inference - teaching ideas from Minds in Bloom
- 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 can you Infer? - interactive quiz
- What Happens Next? - an inference worksheet
site for teachers |
PowerPoint show |
Acrobat document |
Word document |
whiteboard resource |
video format |
interactive lesson |
a quiz |
lesson plan |
Internet4classrooms is a collaborative effort by
Susan Brooks and Bill Byles.