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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

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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

• understand

• reason

• drawing conclusions

### Daily Inferencing

• Jigsaw puzzles

• Problem Solving (backtracking)

• Math word problems

• Conversing with people

### Finding Clues

What Should We Look For?

• PLACES

• TIME

• COLORS

• TEXTURES

• BODY LANGUAGE

• ACTIONS

• SITUATIONS OR CONTEXT

### 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

• What clues do you see?

• What can we infer from the 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

• 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

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

### 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

• 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 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!

• 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

• 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...

• Inferencing means:

• Finding clues

• Putting them together

• Solving the problem

• It is just like a jigsaw puzzle.

### 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.