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Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions
Transcript of Making Inferences & Drawing Conclusions
Textual evidence is the clues or quotes you find in the text that helps you understand what the story is about.
We use information from reading, from the world around us, and from our own life experiences to draw conclusions.
Quick Quiz Millionaire
You make inferences in a story when you guess or know what is or is going to happen without the author telling you.
When you make inferences you use clues from the text/passage to help you figure it out.
You can use prior knowledge along with the text to make inferences
"Yeah, I can't come in today.Uhuh.. Yeah okay. See you next week."
Here we can infer that the woman is sick and is calling someone saying she can't go today, what clues tell us this?
Students will be able to understand how to make an inference, find textual evidence, analyze, and draw conclusions based off of information given and the information the already knew before.
Different types of textual evidence are captions, text, pictures, videos, etc.
Using textual evidence, what can you infer about how or what Katniss was thinking?
When reading, watching, etc., you have to ask yourself "What is the author trying to tell me?" When you do this and use evidence and inferencing, you are analyzing.
: To conclude from evidence or premises
: strongly suggest the truth or existence of something not expressly stated.
: Using a quotation from an already published author that helps to prove a statement or to lend credibility to an idea is known as textual evidence. The visual description, done correctly, can also help to produce textual evidence.
To draw conclusions is to come to a reasoned judgement. It is to come to an opinion based upon reasoning and evidence. It is to be able to make a statement based upon logic. It involves using good judgement and evidence presented to evaluate or to validate. It means to come to a determination of what is true about one thing, based upon knowledge, opinions, observations and facts about something different but related.