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Inferencing. Hunting for Clues to Solve a Puzzle. What is Inferencing?. Finding clues Putting them together Solving the problem Like a jigsaw puzzle. Here are some Synonyms. deduce figure out guess interpretation read between the lines understand reason drawing conclusions.

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Inferencing

Inferencing

Hunting for Clues to Solve a Puzzle


What is inferencing

What is Inferencing?

  • Finding clues

  • Putting them together

  • Solving the problem

  • Like a jigsaw puzzle


Here are some synonyms

Here are some Synonyms

  • deduce

  • figure out

  • guess

  • interpretation

  • read between the lines

  • understand

  • reason

  • drawing conclusions


Daily inferencing

Daily Inferencing

  • Jigsaw puzzles

  • Answering Riddles

  • Problem Solving (backtracking)

  • Answering questions

  • Reading

  • Math word problems

  • Conversing with people


Finding clues

Finding Clues

What Should We Look For?

  • PLACES

  • TIME

  • COLORS

  • TEXTURES

  • BODY LANGUAGE

  • ACTIONS

  • SITUATIONS OR CONTEXT


Visual clues

Visual Clues

  • What clues do you see?

  • What do we know about the product?

  • What do we know about the company?

  • What do we know about the person who drank the drink?


Situational clues

Situational Clues

  • What do we know about this picture?

  • What clues do you see?

  • What can we infer from the clues?


Location clues

Location Clues

  • What do we know about the event in the photo?

  • What is the mood of the event?

  • What other activities may be occurring at the same time or later?


Word clues

Word Clues

  • It’s clear

  • It’s round

  • It’s made of glass, metal and plastic

  • It has a handle

  • It makes things look bigger

  • What is it?


Body language clues

Body Language Clues

Are they having the same conversation? How do you know?


Let s practice

Let’s Practice

  • What clues do you notice?

  • Who are the people in the commercial and what do they represent?

  • What emotions are you seeing from the people in the commercial?

  • What can we infer from this commercial?


Putting the clues together

Putting the Clues Together

  • When we infer meaning we put together clues like a jigsaw puzzle.

    For example: Look at our clues!

    The Captaintraveled down the rough muddy road in his Jeep.

  • What clues are presented ?

  • What can we infer about The Captain?


You be the detective

You be the Detective

  • You will be receiving 5 sets of clues in just a few minutes. Follow the clues to see if you can infer the answers. You will find the clues on your computers in the jigsaw puzzle program.


Let s practice some more

Let’s Practice Some More!

  • What word clues can you find to help you solve this puzzle?

  • Listen to the word clues to see if you can guess who the mystery person is.


Let s solve a mystery

Let’s Solve a Mystery

  • On your computers go to the following web site: http://kids.mysterynet.com/solveit/

  • Read the story and let’s discuss the clues you found before you solve the mystery


Let s recap

Let’s Recap...

  • Inferencing means:

  • Finding clues

  • Putting them together

  • Solving the problem

  • It is just like a jigsaw puzzle.


Instructions for our project

Instructions for our Project

  • Choose a picture from our database that shows the end of a possible story.

  • Create a short story that tells what led up to this ending.

  • Present your story to the class.


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