This post featuring Silver Packages as a mentor text for teaching inferences steps you through a print and go lesson perfect for December.

How to Make Inferences using the book, Silver Packages

One of the toughest skills for young readers to learn is to infer what isn’t stated by the author. For students who lack experiences or who don’t pick up on story clues authors share, explicit instruction on inferenses is needed to help make sense of the unknown. This post includes teaching tips, free resources, and more.

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Heather Stanton

    Your book clubs look engaging and fun for students. I am starting new book clubs with my Read180 students after the break and am looking forward to using your resources. Do you have any resources specifically for Read180? I would love to see them if you do!

  2. Neika

    Your resources seems fun for students at the 4th grade level. I have been using these for a few days now in my intervention block and they enjoy working on the questions.

  3. Carla

    Glad to hear both of your comments, Neika and Heather. Heather, I do not have resources specifically for Read 180. Actually, when I began creating resources, I learned you are not supposed to make resources that connect to trademarked content such as Journeys, Read 180, etc. However, there are likely resources that would compliment skills you’re teaching or that could supplement your units.

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