When I read the fabulous Babbling Abby's post about her making inferences lessons, I knew I had to do it in my classroom. It combines two of my favorite things: handbags and teaching! How can you go wrong? :) Check out her amazing lesson here. The lesson originates from a book called Comprehension Connections and it has many other fantastic ideas to use in the classroom.
Here's the chart we created, which was again,
completely copied from inspired by Miss Abby.
I feel that making inferences and drawing conclusions go hand in hand so this lesson was the PERFECT intro to our skill this week, which was drawing conclusions. After we did the lesson, we completed a sheet where the kids had to use all the clues from my bag to draw a conclusion about what kind of person I am. Their responses were really cute:
Thanks again for a wonderful lesson idea Abby! :)