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Inference/Context Clues

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1. Word cloud
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What is the definition of inference?
2. Slide
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Learning objective:
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
3. Slide
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Inference and Context Clues
Inference is when you use the information given to draw a conclusion. Context clues help you figure out the meaning of a word by looking at the words around it. Using inference and context clues can help you better understand what you read.
4. Slide
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Inference and Context Clues
Inference: A conclusion or opinion that is formed by reasoning from known facts or evidence.
Context Clues: Sentence-level cues that a reader can use to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words or phrases.
Textual Evidence: Evidence from the text that supports an inference or conclusion.
5. Drawings
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Brain break: Draw a silly monster with three heads and each head has a different silly expression
6. Poll
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What is the definition of inference?
  • Making assumptions based on personal beliefs
  • Taking a wild guess without any evidence
  • Drawing a conclusion based on evidence and reasoning
7. Poll
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What type of information can be used as context clues to make inferences?
  • Unrelated sentences
  • Surrounding words and phrases
  • Personal opinions
8. Poll
60 seconds
In which sentence does context clues help determine the meaning of 'astonished'?
  • She was surprised when she saw her report card.
  • He laughed when he heard the funny joke.
  • They were tired after running for miles.

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