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    Inference

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    Inference

    a conclusion reached on the basis of evidence and reasoning.

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    What I Read

    + What I Know

    = What I Infer

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    1.Before the 1800's people didn't have right or left shoes. They had shoes of just one shape that they used for both feet. When people first saw right and left shoes, they laughed. They called them "crooked shoes." "What a silly idea," they said. You can tell that shoes before 1800:

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    were pretty

    didn't look alike

    didn't fit very well

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    2.Tim looked out the window. The house looked so lonely. Tim's father put the last suitcase in the trunk and started up the car. Thor, his dog, put his head on Tim's lap, like he understood how Tim was feeling. "It's okay 2. Thor," he said, "Dad says we will like California." What is happening?

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    Tim is sad because his dog doesn't have a house to live in.

    Tim is taking a trip to visit peolpe he doesn't know.

    Tim is taking Thor to live with his grandmother.

    Tim is moving to California with his family.

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    Steps to Infer:

    • Read the text 2 Times

    • Read the question

    • Search for evidence / clues / details in the text

    • Make an inference

    • Explain your thinking

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    3. Joseph and Caitlin were choosing the players for their teams. It was Caitlin's turn to choose, and only Jason was left. Caitlin said, "Jason."

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    Jason was the best player.

    Caitlin wanted Jason on her team.

    Jason was not a very good player.

    Caitlin had a hard time choosing a team member.

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    4. Many breeds of dogs are used for work. In many cultures dogs are used to herd sheep. The dogs keep the flock from being attacked by animals such as wolves. They also keep sheep from wandering off. Sheepdogs are known for their loyalty and gentleness. Based on your reading of the text, you can INFER that:

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    Sheepdogs are not very smart dogs.

    Sheepdogs are gentle and loyal.

    There are many breeds of dogs.

    Wolves are afraid of sheepdogs.

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    5. As I walked in the door, I was amazed at the beautiful colors and smells. I knew it would be hard to decide what I would buy with my $3. The chocolate truffles looked delicious, but they were expensive. The jelly beans were not only cheaper, but so colorful! With so much to choose from, I knew I would be here a long time. Where am I?

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    Gas station

    Candy store

    Grocery store

    Shoe store

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    6. Mike had fun hiking in the woods and doing crafts. He also really enjoyed the campfire sing-a-long and had made a lot of new friends. Still, he was glad that tomorrow he would be going home.

    Where is Mike?

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    at camp

    on a picnic

    at a slumber party

    in California

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    7. Everett held his father's hand as he crossed the busy parking lot. They walked into a grocery store. Everett's dad lifted him into the seat of the shopping cart. “Here,”said dad, “You can hold my shopping list.”

    You can infer that

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    Everett had never been to a grocery store

    Everett's dad does not shop often

    Everett's dad needs help with shopping.

    Everett is very young

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    8. Splat! " Oh, rats!" thought Katie as she stooped to clean up the mess. "I hope we have another one. " She looked in the fridge and pulled out the carton. One Left! Breakfast wasn't ruined after all. What did Katie clean up?

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    Milk

    Juice

    Jelly

    Eggs

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    9. The scout leader looked at the sky and muttered something under his breath. Then he looked at the map. "Let's get moving." He called to the group of tired boys. "The faster the better." Why do you think the scout leader started rushing the boys?

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    They were going to be late for dinner

    They were going to miss their ride that was waiting for them

    It was about to rain

    The sun was about to cause it to be too hot for them to stay out much longer

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    10. It was 8:30 on Thursday night. Emily stared at the large, empty poster board on her bed. Then she looked at the stack of books about Abraham Lincoln on her desk. Emily began to cry. Why do you think Emily was crying?

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    She wanted a different color poster

    She did not want to go to sleep

    She wanted a book about George Washington instead

    It was late and she had a lot of schoolwork to complete before she could end her night

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    11. "Ouch!" Lucy had fallen again! she shivered and picked herself back up. Then she spotted her older sister Sarah, gliding backwards. She was so graceful. Sarah made everything look so easy. What is Lucy doing?

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    Back flips

    Running

    Riding a bike

    Skating

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    12. Ana and Sophie sat in their chairs staring straight ahead for nearly two hours. They did not talk or hardly even move, but they were not bored at all. Where were Ana and Sophie?

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    At the movies

    At church

    In class

    At a football game

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    13. For the walls, Jenny thought she would use a bright yellow paint. She would pick a border that had mostly bright red and green colors, and maybe a little bit of blue. She already had found some curtains that were sky blue with streaks of red, blue and yellow that she thought would go great with the walls. And finally, she had picked a carpet that was mostly blue with specks of red and yellow. Jenny couldn't wait till she was done decorating her room. It was really going to look awesome.

    The Summary of this passage is:

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    Jenny likes bright colors.

    Jenny was going to paint her room.

    Jenny was picking out colors and materials to decorate her room.

    Yellow is a good color to paint your walls.

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    14. Right now Jason was playing right field. He really wanted to play third base. Earlier this year, coach had put him in left field and second base in a game, but never at third base. Once in practice, coach let him play third base, but he kept missing ground balls. When he did stop one, he made a bad throw to first base. Maybe if he kept practicing, Jason would be good enough to play third base. That was his dream.

    The Summary of this passage is:

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    Jason really wanted to play third base.

    Jason was the best player on his team.

    Jason had trouble catching ground balls.

    Jason was too lazy to practice.

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    15. Rachel was on her way to volunteer at the animal shelter. She was very excited! She really liked dogs. Her brother was allergic to dogs, however, so she was rarely around them. Rachel had a lot of fun playing with the puppies. But after her shift, itchy bumps appeared on her arms.

    It is likely that:

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    Mosquitoes bit Rachel

    Rachel fell in poison ivy

    Rachel is allergic to dogs, too

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