OBSERVATIONS ANDINFERENCESTake and Make NotesLook at the drawing.What do you notice(observe/note taking)and what do you th...
How does your story change?Observations and Inferences
How does your story change?Observations and Inferences
What do you observe?What do you infer?Compare what you think nowto your earlier written accounts.Observations and Inferences
Observationsand InferencesObservations are whatyou noticeInferencesare yourreactions, thoughts orexplanations
Quantitative vs. QualitativeObservations Quantitative observations are ones that arebased on a NUMERICAL, COUNTABLEQUANTI...
Making Inferences Inferences are based on logic and personalexperience When you infer, you make an assumptionbased on yo...
Write one observation.Write one
Choose One:Write one observationWrite one inference
Choose One:Write one observation.Write one inference
Choose One:Write one observation.Write one inference
Consider: When, why, and how dopeople have differentinferences about the same observations?
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Observations and Inferences

  1. 1. OBSERVATIONS ANDINFERENCESTake and Make NotesLook at the drawing.What do you notice(observe/note taking)and what do you thinkhappened (infer/notemaking)?
  2. 2. How does your story change?Observations and Inferences
  3. 3. How does your story change?Observations and Inferences
  4. 4. What do you observe?What do you infer?Compare what you think nowto your earlier written accounts.Observations and Inferences
  5. 5. Observationsand InferencesObservations are whatyou noticeInferencesare yourreactions, thoughts orexplanations
  6. 6. Quantitative vs. QualitativeObservations Quantitative observations are ones that arebased on a NUMERICAL, COUNTABLEQUANTITY. Weight, Height, Length Qualitativeobservations are based onPERCEIVED but FACTUALCHARACTERISTICS. Color, Size, TextureRECORD OBSERVATIONS WHENTAKING NOTES
  7. 7. Making Inferences Inferences are based on logic and personalexperience When you infer, you make an assumptionbased on your observation an analysisRECORD INFERENCES WHENMAKING NOTES
  8. 8. Write one observation.Write one
  9. 9. Choose One:Write one observationWrite one inference
  10. 10. Choose One:Write one observation.Write one inference
  11. 11. Choose One:Write one observation.Write one inference
  12. 12. Consider: When, why, and how dopeople have differentinferences about the same observations?

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