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Inference Scenario - The Fishes' Market Worksheet

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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:

  1. What kind of shop is the octopus working in?
  2. What kind of shop is the hammerhead shark working in?
  3. What kind of shop is the crab working in?
  4. What is the jellyfish carrying in its shopping bag?
  5. How is the turtle feeling? Why do you think this?
  6. Which fish is feeling scared? Why do you think this?
  7. Which fish is feeling amazed? Why do you think this?
  8. What will the seahorse order?

  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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