To infer means to be able to look at clues in a situation and figure out what is happening. This Webber Inferencing BIG Deck has 100 large 5" x 7" photo cards each with six follow-up questions to help children improve their inferencing skills. The color-coded topic
- Associations (These items belong to...)
- Identify the Setting (Where is this?)
- Part to Whole (What is it?)
- Predicting (What happens next?)
- What Happened?
To use this deck, show your students the picture and ask them the first question. Then for additional inferencing and language practice, read the short story on the back of the card and ask the other five questions. Use the last question to begin a discussion with your students about their opinions and feelings, or how they would handle different situations. Includes game ideas and
Product Code: BIG234
Act It Out –
Give each student a card from the “Associations” deck. Ask the students to act out how they would use the items in each picture. Students receive a point for each correct performance. You can also use the ‘Identifying the Setting” cards to have students act out what they would do it they were in that setting, and the “Predicting” and “What Happened?” cards to act out how they would react to the situations and what they would do next.
Get Emotional –
Show the students a card from the “Predicting” and / or “What Happened?” deck. Ask them to describe the emotions that the people or animals in the scenes are experiencing and why they are feeling that way. Students receive a point for each correct answer. The student with the most points is the winner.
Write It Down –
Give each student a photo card and a piece of paper. Ask the students to create as many sentences as they can about the photo in one minute. The student with the most correct sentences wins that round. Students may play in groups.