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Improving Comprehension: Making Inferences

 

This lesson will help your students deepen their understanding of a text by making inferences about its content. It includes brief instruction on making inferences, a model, practice making inferences about a text, and multiple-choice questions that assess students’ understanding of the reading skill their ability to apply it.

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Reading Minis for grades 3–5 provide short lessons on reading skills and strategies. Each lesson includes instruction, definitions for key terms, a model, whole-group practice, a worksheet for independent practice, a multiple-choice assessment, and a teacher’s guide. Each of these ready-made lessons can be easily opened as a PDF or HTML5 file to quickly teach a key reading skill or strategy before reading or analyzing a text.

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This lesson is one of six lessons on improving comprehension. For additional instruction on improving comprehension, see the following lessons: Finding the Main Idea & Supporting Details, Finding an Implied Main Idea, Retelling (or Paraphrasing), Fact and Opinion, and Author’s Purpose.

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