Curipod placeholder

What is an inference?

Profile picture of wrbloxom


Updated 5 months ago

1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is an inference?
2. Slide
60 seconds
"Make inferences and draw logical conclusions using explicit and implied textual evidence. "
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
An inference is an idea or conclusion that is formed based on evidence or observations. It is important to look for clues and think critically to draw accurate conclusions. Making inferences can help us better understand a text or situation.
Understanding Inferences
4. Slide
60 seconds
Inference: A conclusion or opinion that is formed based on evidence or reasoning. Inductive Reasoning: A type of reasoning in which one makes a generalization based on individual observations. Deductive Reasoning: A type of reasoning in which one draws a conclusion from a set of premises or evidence.
5. Slide
60 seconds
The ability to make inferences is a cognitive process related to problem-solving, decision-making, and critical thinking. Inferences can be used to interpret non-verbal communication, such as facial expressions and gestures. Some studies suggest that people who are good at making inferences may have better overall cognitive functioning.
Did you know?
6. Open question
270 seconds
What is an example of making an inference you made in something you read recently?
7. Open question
270 seconds
What is the difference between making an inference and drawing a conclusion?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a happy sun wearing a crown and a pair of flip flops stretched out on the beach, with a cold refreshing drink
9. Poll
60 seconds
What is an inference?
  • A conclusion made based on evidence and reasoning
  • A statement of fact
  • An opinion without justification
10. Poll
60 seconds
What is an example of an inference?
  • It’s raining outside, so the ground is wet.
  • The sky is blue on a sunny day.
  • The sun rises in the east.
11. Poll
60 seconds
What type of information do you need to make an inference?
  • Observations
  • Opinions
  • Facts
12. Poll
60 seconds
When making inferences, what should you base your conclusions on?
  • Evidence and reasoning
  • Intuition and guesswork
  • Personal biases
13. Poll
60 seconds
Why are inferences important?
  • They help us draw conclusions when evidence isn't explicit
  • They allow us to rely solely on facts and not opinions
  • They help us avoid forming opinions

Suggested content