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This Prezi accompanies a lesson on inferences and incorporates science in dealing with natural disasters and survival.

Nicole Koplitz

on 5 September 2013

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Transcript of Inferences

using informational text
Making Inferences
Look at the following pictures and list what you notice about each one.
Picture 1
Picture 2
Today you will learn...

Characteristics of tornadoes and the destruction they cause
How to make inferences in informational text in order to draw conclusions
When we watch or look at...
TV shows
When we read...
Before, during, and after texts
Fiction and nonfiction texts
Picture 3
How do we infer?
Evidence (clues from the text)
Schema (what you already know)
Example 1
The nurse had to call his parents to pick him up from school.
When do we infer?
When you infer, you use the information given to you, plus what you already know about the topic to come to a conclusion.
When we listen to...
Why do we infer?
Making Inferences helps us...
Draw Conclusions
Example 2
We hid in the basement when the green sky turned black, and the wind began picking up things outside and whipping them around.
How does a detective solve problems?
Now, it is your turn to be a detective!
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
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