# Making Inferences

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Curipod generated lesson: "Making Inferences". #1-4

1. Word cloud
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What is it called when you use the information you already have to figure out something new?
2. Slide
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Making inferences means using clues to figure out something that is not stated directly. This is done by looking at the clues and using your background knowledge to make a guess or a conclusion. Making inferences helps you understand what the author is trying to say and can help you better understand the text.
Making Inferences
3. Slide
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Making an inference is the process of drawing a conclusion from available information. It is an educated guess that is based on evidence and logical reasoning. Inferences can be made from a variety of sources, such as text, pictures, videos, graphs, and other visuals. Inferences are important because they help people understand the world around them and make decisions based on their observations.
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4. Slide
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The ability to make inferences is a skill that is often used in detective work and crime solving. Making inferences can help you to understand the underlying meaning of stories or texts. Inferences can be made about the past, present and future, even when the evidence is incomplete.
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5. Drawings
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Brain break: Create a drawing of a landscape with a giant tree in the center that is growing out of a pile of candy. The candy should be colorful and have different shapes. Around the tree should be various animals that are enjoying the candy. Have fun and be creative!
6. Poll
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What is an inference?
• A guess based on clues.
• A statement of fact.
• A mathematical equation.
• An animal.
7. Poll
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What do you need to make an inference?
• Evidence.
• A notebook.
• A calculator.
• A pencil.
8. Poll
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What type of information do you need to make an inference?
• Clues.
• Questions.
• Math equations.
9. Poll
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What is the purpose of making an inference?
• To draw a conclusion.
• To win a game.
• To make a prediction.
• To solve a problem.
10. Poll
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What is the best way to make an inference?
• Look for evidence and clues.
• Guess and check.
• Copy from a friend.
• Make it up.