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# Inferencing - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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

Hunting for Clues to Solve a Puzzle

• Finding clues

• Putting them together

• Solving the problem

• Like a jigsaw puzzle

• deduce

• figure out

• guess

• interpretation

• understand

• reason

• drawing conclusions

• Jigsaw puzzles

• Problem Solving (backtracking)

• Math word problems

• Conversing with people

What Should We Look For?

• PLACES

• TIME

• COLORS

• TEXTURES

• BODY LANGUAGE

• ACTIONS

• SITUATIONS OR CONTEXT

• 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?

• What clues do you see?

• What can we infer from the 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?

• 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?

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

• 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?

• 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 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.

• 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.

• 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

• Inferencing means:

• Finding clues

• Putting them together

• Solving the problem

• It is just like a jigsaw puzzle.

• 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.