Digging Deeper: Inferences

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  • The Magical Library

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  • What's the Matter in the Galaxy?

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  • Playground Fun: Storybooks and Poems

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  • Punctuation Play

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  • Cool Context Clues

    Meet Pat, the penguin. He lives in Antarctica where its really cold! Since everything looks the same in this kind of habitat, he has to find clues

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  • Adages and Proverbs: Revealing Hidden Meanings

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  • Seashore of Details

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  • The Conjunction Zone

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  • Series Winner

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    Dan the Detective loves to search for clues. He says they can be found everywhere, even in books! He's going to give you some tips on how to use the

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In this tutorial you will learn to

  • tell the differece between explicit and implicit information;
  • make an inference based on the information you read;
  • refer to details in a text to explain what the text says explicitly and when making an inference.


Subject(s): English Language Arts

Grade Level(s): 4