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Creating Inferences and Making Predictions

10th grade lesson plan utilizing Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut
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Ladarrion Swanson

on 3 October 2012

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Transcript of Creating Inferences and Making Predictions

Agenda Objectives Creating Inferences and Making Predictions Guided Practice 2 Independent Practice Closing In the next 3 minutes, please complete the following:
(1) Write the sentence below in the notes section of your journal.
(2) Read the sentence and write 3 your thoughts/predictions about the scenario: The largest boy stepped forward after a minute or so, and immediately something small and brownish-yellow flew by, inches from his nose. Students will be able to... 10 min Warm UP x 2
10 min Creating Inferences and Making Predictions Prezi
20 minutes- Harrison Bergeron Guided Practice
35 minutes - Independent Practice
Closing Creating Inferences and Making Predictions Before Reading Harrison Bergeron is a work of science fiction that was written by Kurt Vonnegut,Jr. and first published in 1961. An inference is a conclusion made by connecting prior knowledge or known information with new information when the meaning isn’t obvious in the text; it is sometimes referred to as “reading between the lines”. What do you think the world might be like in the year 2081? During Reading: Use Post its to mark-up the text, as well as write notes in the chart you created, in order to record the development of your predictions & discoveries about the text.
Use this passage to create your first entries.

“THE YEAR WAS 2081, and everybody was finally equal. They weren't only equal before God and the law. They were equal every which way. Nobody was smarter than anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else.” After Reading: Complete the chart with 10 predictions & connections. “All this equality was due to the 211th, 212th, and 213th Amendments to the Constitution, and to the unceasing vigilance of agents of the United States Handicapper General.” With a partner, complete the inference charts for the following sentence from the story: As we finish the short story, complete the inference chart making generalizations about the life in 2081 according to Vonnegut. - What did you learn while reading the text that answered one of your questions?
- What did you learn while reading the text that provided confirmation or disconfirmation about one of your predictions?
- How can creating inferences, asking questions, and making predictions while reading a text help increase your comprehension of the text? Use your inference chart to predict how 'Harrison Bergeron' will end. fin HARRISON BERGERON the future will have... INFERENCING (cc) image by anemoneprojectors on Flickr I base this claim on the reality that... Manipulate this chart as needed. - Explain why creating inferences, making predictions, and asking questions during reading enhances comprehension - Evaluate their predictions after reading - Create inferences and make predictions about a text page 36-47 THE BIG QUESTION What if everyone
were the same? Q: Is any character of this selections fit to receive the title of hero? Warm Up 1 PASTE THIS IN YOUR NOTEBOOKS
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