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576 resources with the concept inferences

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Traveling With Limited Funds; A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a pre-reading activity which helps them see what it would be like to live in poverty. For this reading comprehension lesson, students make a list of items they take on a trip considering they have very limited...
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Reading Graphs II

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students apply strategies to read and interpret graphs. In this language arts lesson, students use graphs to answer a series of questions.
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My Wish

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read My Wish. In this language arts lesson, students read and answer questions about the text. Students use the text to draw conclusions.
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All Kinds of Fish

For Teachers K - 1st
Students practice independent reading. In this emergent reader guided reading activity, students reread All Kinds of Fish using "word chunks" as a decoding strategy. Students answer comprehension questions orally.
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Esperanza Rising-Inferences

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders make inferences while reading. For this inferences lesson, 6th graders read Esperanza Rising and ask questions about the text. 
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Plastics and Rubber: What's the Difference?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students observe how to classify things into groups based on physical properties.  In this plastic and rubber lesson students group and sort items to help them to better identify properties. 
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Cool! Awesome! What is it?

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students infer what a mysterious object is in a photo. In this inference lesson, students practice their scientific skills to identify what they see. Students enjoy solving the mysterious identity of objects and extending their knowledge...
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Making Inferences-Reading Comprehension

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension-inferences worksheet, students read a passage titled "Jasper's Trip," then answer 4 inference-based multiple choice questions.
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Inference Activity

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this inference worksheet, learners look at pictures and read sentences, writing yes or no on a line to indicate whether the statement "sounds right."
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Making Inferences: Taking Toys to Tots

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this making inferences worksheet, students read a passage, then complete a simple graphic organizer about facts they know and what can be inferred. Students then read a very short statement and make an inference about it.
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A Bump in the Night

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this making inferences activity, students read the passage and make inferences about the feelings of the little boy in the story. Students then make up a different reason or inference for the reactions of the little boy.
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Science Experiments

For Students 7th - 12th
In this experiments worksheet, students review the parts of a science experiment including hypothesis, data collection, and variables. Students determine how theories are proved or disproved through experiments. This worksheet has 5...
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The Geographer's Tools

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography tools instructional activity, students write about the problems and solutions of globes and flat maps, then make inferences about various questions by recording short answers.
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Birds and Birdfeed

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the basic survival needs of birds before examining a suet ball as an example of what birds eat. They conduct an experiment with pine cones, bird seed, vaseline, and peanut butter. By observing the birds, they...
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Are We Alone

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders collect/analyze data and draw conclusions; support reasoning by using a variety of evidence; construct logical arguments; access information at remote sites using telecommunications; apply the concept of percent;...
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Crickets: Animal Mapping

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the needs and wants of animals. They observe and record behavior systematically as the animal moves through its habitat. Students obtain a sample to obtain statistical data for inference. They graph the statistical data.
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Wig-wag Physics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students make observations on the effects of a small, medium and large weight on the movement of a wig-wag apparatus. They use their observations to develop a generalized inference of the effect weight on movement patterns.
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Mystery Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students make observations about Mystery Boxes that their teacher has made up and describes the motion of the object inside the box and hypothesizes it's shape based on their observations.
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How Do I Answer this Question?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders view a PowerPoint presentation about QAR. They complete worksheets and practice using the QAR method for comprehension.
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Physical Properties of Ice

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students demonstrate that ice melts faster under pressure. They recognize that ice can be broken up or melted by pressure and then refreeze.
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Clues to the Past

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students take a 1.3 mile walking tour of Chippokes Plantation, inspect significant historic buildings and artifacts, and make inferences about plantation life from their observations while answering a series of questions.
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The Museum as a Time Capsule: Mongolian Example

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students make defensible inferences based on observation of perceived evidence. They use observation and inference to recognize the validity of alternative approaches or solutions.
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A Tacky Cheer

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make predictions, copy cheers, and make inferences as they read a story about an odd bird and his awkward attempts to help his fellow penguins win a cheering contest.
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Statistics and Shopping

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners examine statistics and data analysis concepts from the practical questions that arise in everyday life.