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Citing Text Evidence and Making Inferences
Transcript of Citing Text Evidence and Making Inferences
We START with what we know
Schema: information that we already know that comes from our brain.
And, at the peak, in our final, triumphant step!
We make an inference.
An inference connects what we are reading (text and evidence in the text) to what we already know (schema) to give us new meaning.
NEXT, we add what we find in the texts
Evidence is a clue or clues that you find in a story or stories.
Then . . .
We remember that text is just written words. Any kind of written words. Like these written words here.
Two Types of Evidence
Reading between the lines.
Not told, need to make meaning based on clues in the text.
Clear and obvious
When the author tells you information in the text.
And then we put what we know together with the evidence found in what we are reading and . . . voila!