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  1. Nonfiction Reading Power Making Inferences

  2. You make inferences all the time. How do you know . . . your teacher doesn’t approve of something you are doing? there is an accident ahead on the road? there is a fight in the hall?

  3. You infer when you use clues or evidence facial expressions behavior tone of voice – sound text

  4. feelings opinions implausible guesses evidence • hand·ker·chief • a small piece of thin cloth, usually square and used to wipe the nose, face, neck, or hands, or worn as a decoration in a pocket

  5. asking questions facts and evidence + your prior knowledge

  6. Activity

  7. Row 1 Row 3 Row 2 “core it” “preserve it” “draw it off”

  8. Three step plan for making inferences.

  9. step 1 Look for the clues. step 2 Ask yourself, “What do I know from the clues?” step 3 Use the clues plus your prior knowledge to figure out a plausible answer. Begin your inference with “I think…” or “Maybe…”

  10. Clues in the text + inference prior knowledge plausible

  11. End of Part 1

  12. He plunked down $12.00 at the window. She tried to give him $6.00, but he refused to take it. So when they got inside, she bought him a large bag of popcorn and a soft drink.

  13. Where did he plunk the $12.00?

  14. How much was the entrance fee for each person?

  15. Why wouldn’t he take the $6.00?

  16. Does he like popcorn?

  17. How old are these people?

  18. Why does she try to pay her own way?