Making Inferences Resources

Resources to help students practice making inferences with text.

Making Inferences About Emotion Task Cards
Students read short paragraphs and have to make inferences about what emotions the characters in the paragraphs are feeling.

Making Inferences about Setting Task Cards
Students read short paragraphs and have to make inferences about the setting in paragraphs.

Making Inferences About Character Traits: Task Cards
Students read short paragraphs have to make inferences about character traits.

Cut and Paste Inferencing Centers

Day Vs. Night - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred during the day or night and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Football Game Vs. Park - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred at a football game or at a park and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Grocery Store VS Kitchen - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred at a grocery store or in a kitchen and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Gym Vs Bedroom - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred in a gym or in a bedroom and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Library VS Movie Theater  
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred in library or in a movie theater and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Zoo VS Camping - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred in a zoo or while camping and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Swimming Pool Vs Beach - Inferencing Center 
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred at a swimming pool or at the beach and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
School VS Home - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred at a school or at a home and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
School Cafeteria VS Restaurant
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred in a school cafeteria or in a restaurant and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Airplane VS Car - Inferencing Center
Students read and cut out short paragraphs. They make inferences about whether the paragraphs occurred in a car or in an airplane and sort the paragraphs appropriately.
Create Your Own Inferencing Sort
Students create their own inferencing sort. Students choose 2 settings and write short paragraphs with those settings. Students do not name the setting directly in the paragraphs, but leave clues.