Lesson Plan


Making inferences
Amanda M.
Classroom teacher
Bellingham, WA
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My Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts, English Language Learning

Students will be able to...

English Language Arts
Grades 4 – 6
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1 Hook

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Teacher plays a clip from America's Funniest Home Videos and periodocally stops the video and asks the students the following questions. •What can you infer from that lingering shot on __________? •What can you infer from the music that starts? Happy? Sad? Scary? etc. •What can we infer from the character's facial expression?

Student Instructions

Students watch the clip and make inferences as teacher prompts.

2 Direct Instruction

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