Inferring<br />
What does it mean to infer?<br />Inferring is using the clues in a text to come to a conclusion or understanding about som...
What is an inference?<br />Textual Clues<br />+<br />Connection / Background<br />________________________________________...
Emotion Inference<br />How does he/she feel?<br />How do you know?<br />Location Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do...
What is happening?<br />How do you know?<br />What season is it?<br />How do you know?<br />
Action Inference<br />Time/Era Inference<br />What is happening?<br />How do you know?<br />What time of day it is?<br />W...
What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
Location Inference<br />Emotion Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />How does he/she feel?<br />How do...
What era is it?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
Location Inference<br />Time/Era Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />What time of day it is?<br />Wha...
What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
Location Inference<br />Cause and Effect Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />What caused this to happ...
What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
“ ‘Ouch!’ It happened so fast. The road was awfully slick. All of a sudden, his leash became taut (tight). Before I knew i...
Location Inference<br />Cause and Effect Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />What caused this to happ...
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  1. 1. Inferring<br />
  2. 2. What does it mean to infer?<br />Inferring is using the clues in a text to come to a conclusion or understanding about something that isn’t specifically stated.<br /> I can infer who committed the crime after I have examined all the clues.<br />
  3. 3. What is an inference?<br />Textual Clues<br />+<br />Connection / Background<br />___________________________________________________________<br />Inference<br />
  4. 4. Emotion Inference<br />How does he/she feel?<br />How do you know?<br />Location Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />Character(istic) Inference<br />What is he/she/this like?<br />How do you know?<br />Action Inference<br />What is happening?<br />How do you know?<br />Object Inference<br />What is it?<br />How do you know?<br />Time/Era Inference<br />What time of day is it?<br />What season/year is it?<br />What era is it?<br />How do you know?<br />Category inference<br />What group do they belong in?<br />How do you know?<br />Inferring Questions<br />Occupation inference<br />What job/role does he/she have?<br />How do you know?<br />Cause and Effect inference<br />What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Literary inference<br />What do you know from the simile, metaphor, irony, etc? <br />What allusion did you make?<br />How do you know?<br />Author’s Motive inference<br />What do you know about the reason(s) the author wrote this text?<br />How does the author feel about the topic?<br />How do you know?<br />Cultural Inference<br />What do you know about the culture, customs, and so on, in this text?<br />How do you know?<br />Vocabulary Inference<br />What does this word mean?<br />How do you know?<br />
  5. 5. What is happening?<br />How do you know?<br />What season is it?<br />How do you know?<br />
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  7. 7. Action Inference<br />Time/Era Inference<br />What is happening?<br />How do you know?<br />What time of day it is?<br />What season/year is it?<br />What era is it?<br />How do you know?<br />Actions<br />Symbols<br />Weather<br />Location<br />Technology<br />Tools<br />Clothing<br />Events<br />Occupation<br />Buildings<br />Other<br />Other<br />
  8. 8. What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
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  10. 10. Location Inference<br />Emotion Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />How does he/she feel?<br />How do you know?<br />Geography<br />Expression<br />Gesture<br />Landforms<br />Words<br />Activities<br /> Thoughts<br />Landmarks<br />Actions<br />Location<br />Buildings<br />Other<br />Other<br />
  11. 11. What era is it?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
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  13. 13. Location Inference<br />Time/Era Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />What time of day it is?<br />What season/year is it?<br />What era is it?<br />How do you know?<br />Geography<br />Actions<br />Weather<br />Landforms<br />Activities<br />Technology<br />Clothing<br />Landmarks<br />Events<br />Buildings<br />Buildings<br />Other<br />Other<br />
  14. 14. What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
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  16. 16. Location Inference<br />Cause and Effect Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />What caused this to happen? What effect did this have? <br />How do you know?<br />Geography<br />Result<br />Landforms<br />Actions<br />Activities<br />Language<br />Change<br />Landmarks<br />Order<br />Buildings<br />Relationship<br />Other<br />Other<br />
  17. 17. What caused this to happen?<br />How do you know?<br />Where does this take place?<br />How do you know?<br />
  18. 18. “ ‘Ouch!’ It happened so fast. The road was awfully slick. All of a sudden, his leash became taut (tight). Before I knew it, I was flying through the air!”<br />
  19. 19. Location Inference<br />Cause and Effect Inference<br />Where is this?<br />How do you know?<br />What caused this to happen? What effect did this have? <br />How do you know?<br />Geography<br />Result<br />Landforms<br />Actions<br />Activities<br />Language<br />Change<br />Landmarks<br />Order<br />Buildings<br />Relationship<br />Other<br />Other<br />

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