What is an inference?
- Something Mrs. Helmig made up
- A guess based on evidence
- A true statement about a character
Inference is when we use what we know to make a guess about something. It's like making a prediction based on clues or evidence. It's used to figure out things that aren't directly stated.
What is Inference?
Inference: Drawing a conclusion based on evidence, facts, or reasoning. Observation: Noticing and describing details of an event or object. Evidence: Facts or details used to support a conclusion or an inference. Drawing Conclusions: Making a logical decision based on evidence from a text.
Can you make an inference about something without all the facts?
Inference is a process of making an educated guess based on clues and evidence. Inference is used by scientists when testing hypothesis. Inference is used by lawyers when arguing cases in court.
Did you know?
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between an inference and a conclusion?
Brain break: Brain break: Create a crazy drawing of a spaceship with as many details and features as possible. The spaceship should also include at least three characters from a book, movie, or TV show.