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Teaching Inferences To Students of All Levels While Having Fun

Posted by Erica Warren on

Implied meaning can be a tricky concept to master when students move from concrete to abstract ways of thinking.  However, learning implied meaning does not have to be difficult.  In fact, teaching inference skills can be joyful and memorable! What is an Inference? Inferences are a common literary device that requires the reader or listener to imply meaning from evidence or known facts. It is a higher-order thinking skill that enables conclusions to be drawn or implied from hidden messages.   When Do Students First Come Across Inferential Thinking? Children passively learn about or make inferential leaps when they draw conclusions from the world around them.  For...

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