Task #5.2

Inferences are our superpower

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Making inferences is what makes a good reader a great reader.  How do you think about what you are reading while you are reading?  It is such a weird thing to think about.  The more we become aware of how to ‘read between the lines’, the more we will comprehend and connect to.

 

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Reading turns gears in our brains.  It starts to make inferences by:

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By making an inference you go beyond the authors words to understand what is not said in the text.

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Your turn:

Connect the EVIDENCE sentence with the accompanying BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE sentence and the associated INFERENCE sentence from the chart below to make 3 mini paragraphs in the text boxes below:

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Read the short text below and answer the following text boxes:

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Ready like Spaghetti and MEATBALLS!!!!!!!!!!

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I was making delicious meatballs last night and my mathematic voices screamed teachable moment.  Below we have a picture of  a number of meatballs and a pot about 2/3 full of sauce.  Do you think all of the meatballs will fit?

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I kept adding meatballs until the pot overflowed.  Here is my progress after a couple of minutes:

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See you all soon!