Important Details
Inferences
Text Evidence
Inferences
Who am I?
100
If I were answering the question: "Is Kayla a good student?", which of the following would be an important detail: A. Kayla is 13 years old. B. Kayla goes to a Catholic school. C. Kayla enjoys reading, and often asks the teacher if she can do more for extra credit.
C. Kayla enjoys reading, and often asks the teacher if she can do more for extra credit.
100
Sally arrives at home at 4:30 and knows that her mother does not get off of work until 5. Sally also sees that the lights are off in their house. What can Sally infer?
Her mother is not home.
100

Bob went to see a football game with his dad. They had been looking forward to this game for months. Their favorite team was playing. Their team ended up losing. Bob was so upset. Based on the text, WHY was Bob upset?

His team lost.

100

Friday was our last day of school. My class spent the day at the playground and had a picnic. When the final bell rang, I ran out of the building and headed home. My mom had a popsicle waiting for me. How do I feel?

happy, excited

100
I wear a white labcoat, I work with chemicals, who am I?
scientist
200
If I were answering the question: "Do you think Marissa will go to college?", which is an important detail? A. Marissa has always wanted to be a doctor, and she knows she needs a lot of education to become one. B. Marissa has 4 brothers and 1 sister. C. Marissa loves animals a lot, and she has 3 dogs.
C. Marissa loves animals a lot, and she has 3 dogs.
200

The new girl at school didn't talk to anyone all day. When the teacher called on her she looked down at her desk. I don't think she made any friends on her first day. From this I can guess that the new girl is probably_____.

Shy, scared, embarrassed

200
The girl walked down the street with her head hanging down she had just lost her first soccer game. What detail from the text can tell you how the girl was feeling?
her head is hanging.
200

Lawrence could not stop laughing. He knew it would probably get him in trouble, but it seemed like every time someone said something it was hilarious! How is Lawrence feeling?

silly, happy

200
I put on my white shirt and begin chopping carrots. Behind me is a pot of boiling broth. I choose some nice herbs and chop them to place into the soup. When it is done, I pour a bowl of hot soup and hand it to the waiter. Who am I?
Chef
300
If I were answering the question: "Why does Mark want to visit Mexico?", which is an important detail? A. Mark is a sophomore in high school. B. Mark studied Mexico in school last month. C. Mark hears his mother talk about Mexico and wishes he could see for himself.
C. Mark hears his mother talk about Mexico and wishes he could see for himself.
300

Shanay had never seen so many fish before. She looked around at the huge tanks and could see hundreds of fish, crabs, shrimp, and all other amazing creatures completely surrounding her. She never thought she could feel like she was completely underwater, yet still be completely dry. Where do you think she is?

aquarium

300
John was a Nascar driver and he had just one his first race. He climbed out of the window of his car and threw his fist up into the air. John was so overjoyed he began to grin from ear to ear. He would never forget the moment he won his very first race. What detail from the text tells you how John feels?
he grinned, threw his fist up, never forget the moment.
300

I scowled at my brother for taking the last pop-tart. I felt like choking him at this point. I was not a morning person. How do I feel?

angry

300
When I get to work I pass out papers and set up a game for the kids to play. When everyone arrives, we read a story and discuss it. The bell rings and it is time for lunch. I correct some papers and prepare the next lesson. Who am I?
A teacher
400
If I were answering the question: "Why does the author not like war?", which is an important detail? A. The author shares that he enjoys running. B. The author shares that he had a brother who went to war and was killed. C. The author shares that he wanted to join the military when he was young.
B. The author shares that he had a brother who went to war and was killed.
400
"William, don't forget your towel!" Mom shouted as she applied sunblock on the baby. William threw the folding chairs in the back of the minivan and shouted through the garage door, "OK Mom!" He then ran up and grabbed his towel. Where are William and his mom going?
beach, pool
400
Kate stared at the giant parking lot. She couldn't remember where she parked her car. This happened every time she went to the mall. "Where could it be?" she said, "I thought it would be right here." She sat down on the ground and began to frown. What detail from the text tells you how she feels?
frown
400

Joey put his hands on his ears as he tried to finish his math test. The girl sitting next to him kept tapping her pencil on the table. How does he feel?

annoyed

400
I sleep with my eyes open, I swim in a glass box, I can come in many different colours but I'm often orange, I need water to live. Who Am I?
goldfish, fish
500
If I were answering the question: "How should a new student act on the first day of school at Burton?", which is an important detail? A. Burton is in Glendale, Arizona. B. Kids at Burton appreciate a person who is kind and friendly. C. You should have all of your information (phone number, address, etc.) ready when you come to register at Burton.
B. Kids at Burton appreciate a person who is kind and friendly.
500
It was finally graduation day. Sally was super excited to finally start her life and be a grown up. She could not stop smiling that day because she was so proud of all her goals she had accomplished up to that moment. Sally feels nothing could bring her down. How does Sally feel on her graduation day?
happy
500

My hands felt shaky and I took a deep breath. I knew I had to give a speech in front of the whole school. What detail from the text tells you how I feel?

shaky hands

500

Alex was in a hurry to get home to watch football. He was driving over the speed limit when suddenly, he heard a siren and saw flashing lights, "No! Please not now," he thought. What do you think is happening? How do you know?

he is getting pulled over, flashing lights.

500
I travel with elephants. I'm surrounded by bright colours. I perform in a tent. I like heights. People look up when they watch me, And are nervous when they see me. My job is to walk very carefully across something. Who Am I?
tightrope walker, circus performer
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