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  • OBSERVATIONS ANDINFERENCESTake and Make NotesLook at the drawing.What do you notice(observe/note taking)and what do you thinkhappened (infer/notemaking)?
  • 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, COUNTABLEQUANTITY. Weight, Height, Length Qualitativeobservations are based onPERCEIVED but FACTUALCHARACTERISTICS. Color, Size, TextureRECORD OBSERVATIONS WHENTAKING NOTES
  • Making Inferences Inferences are based on logic and personalexperience When you infer, you make an assumptionbased on your observation an analysisRECORD INFERENCES WHENMAKING NOTES
  • 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?