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Inference or Prediction? Worksheet

PDF | 2 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

A worksheet to use when teaching your students the difference between an inference and a prediction.

Inferring and predicting are valuable skills for students to apply when engaging with and responding to texts. However, it can sometimes be difficult distinguishing the difference between the two.

This worksheet provides a list of different scenarios and a list of ‘I think’ statements. The students must then decide which statements are predictions and which are inferences.

An answer sheet for teachers in provided.

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      NSW Curriculum alignment

      Victorian Curriculum alignment

    • VCELY256

      Read an increasing range of imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by combining phonic, semantic, contextual and grammatical knowledge, using text processing strategies, including confirming, rereading and cross-checking

    • VCELY287

      Read different types of texts for specific purposes by combining phonic, semantic, contextual and grammatical knowledge using text processing strategies, including monitoring meaning, skimming, scanning and reviewing

    • VCELY318

      Navigate and read imaginative, informative and persuasive texts by interpreting structural features, including tables of content, glossaries, chapters, headings and subheadings and applying appropriate text processing strategies, including monitoring...

      Australian Curriculum alignment

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