Part of a series of inference scenario worksheets to use when teaching your students how to infer information from images.
Inferring is a valuable skill for students to apply when engaging with and responding to texts.
This worksheet provides an inference scenario and a series of questions which will prompt the students to answer questions about what is going on in the scenario and to decide whether they have used inference or prediction in giving their answers. The questions asked are:
- Who will win the race between the tortoise, the antelope and the cheetah?
- Why is the horse upset?
- What will happen when the rabbit lands?
- Is the alligator a good gymnast? Why do you think this?
- What is the rooster thinking? Why do you think this?
- What will happen next, after the rhinoceros throws the javelin?
- What racing event are the tortoise, the antelope and the cheetah taking part in?
- What are the fox and the giraffe doing?
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Identifies and compares different kinds of texts when reading and viewing and shows an understanding of purpose, audience and subject matter
Uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies
Victorian Curriculum alignment
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
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
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
Read an increasing range of different types of texts by combining contextual, semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge, using text processing strategies, for example monitoring, predicting, confirming, rereading, reading on and self-correctingElabo...
Read different types of texts by combining contextual , semantic, grammatical and phonic knowledge using text processing strategies for example monitoring meaning, cross checking and reviewingElaborationsreading new and different kinds of texts with...
Navigate and read texts for specific purposes applying appropriate text processing strategies, for example predicting and confirming, monitoring meaning, skimming and scanningElaborationsbringing subject and technical vocabulary and concept knowledge...
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