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  • 1. Inferencing Hunting for Clues to Solve a Puzzle
  • 2. What is Inferencing?
    • Finding clues
    • Putting them together
    • Solving the problem
    • Like a jigsaw puzzle
  • 3. Here are some Synonyms
    • deduce
    • figure out
    • guess
    • interpretation
    • read between the lines
    • understand
    • reason
    • drawing conclusions
  • 4. Daily Inferencing
    • Jigsaw puzzles
    • Answering Riddles
    • Problem Solving (backtracking)
    • Answering questions
    • Reading
    • Math word problems
    • Conversing with people
  • 5. Finding Clues
    • What Should We Look For?
    • PLACES
    • TIME
    • COLORS
    • TEXTURES
    • BODY LANGUAGE
    • ACTIONS
    • SITUATIONS OR CONTEXT
  • 6. Visual Clues
    • What clues do you see?
    • What do we know about the product?
    • What do we know about the company?
    • What do we know about the person who drank the drink?
  • 7. Situational Clues
    • What do we know about this picture?
    • What clues do you see?
    • What can we infer from the clues?
  • 8. Location Clues
    • What do we know about the event in the photo?
    • What is the mood of the event?
    • What other activities may be occurring at the same time or later?
  • 9. Word Clues
    • It’s clear
    • It’s round
    • It’s made of glass, metal and plastic
    • It has a handle
    • It makes things look bigger
    • What is it?
  • 10. Body Language Clues Are they having the same conversation? How do you know?
  • 11. Let’s Practice
    • What clues do you notice?
    • Who are the people in the commercial and what do they represent?
    • What emotions are you seeing from the people in the commercial?
    • What can we infer from this commercial?
  • 12. Putting the Clues Together
    • When we infer meaning we put together clues like a jigsaw puzzle.
    • For example: Look at our clues!
    • The Captain traveled down the rough muddy road in his Jeep .
    • What clues are presented ?
    • What can we infer about The Captain?
  • 13. You be the Detective
    • You will be receiving 5 sets of clues in just a few minutes. Follow the clues to see if you can infer the answers. You will find the clues on your computers in the jigsaw puzzle program.
  • 14. Let’s Practice Some More!
    • What word clues can you find to help you solve this puzzle?
    • Listen to the word clues to see if you can guess who the mystery person is.
  • 15. Let’s Solve a Mystery
    • On your computers go to the following web site: http://kids.mysterynet.com/solveit/
    • Read the story and let’s discuss the clues you found before you solve the mystery
  • 16. Let’s Recap...
    • Inferencing means:
    • Finding clues
    • Putting them together
    • Solving the problem
    • It is just like a jigsaw puzzle.
  • 17. Instructions for our Project
    • Choose a picture from our database that shows the end of a possible story.
    • Create a short story that tells what led up to this ending.
    • Present your story to the class.