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this is something that you conclude based on clues, details, or evidence and your own knowledge.
Inferencing
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Main Idea is....
What the story is mostly/mainly about
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To give the main points of a passage in one sentence in your own words you are...
Summarizing
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When you put "two and two together" or "read between the lines"
Inferencing
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The broad topic of a text is the....
subject
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This is an animal that like to lick people, chase rats and yarn, and purr. What animal is this?
Cat
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1 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons hot water 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Using your inferencing skills, what is this?
a recipe/ chocolate chip cookie recipe
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The main reason for going to school is... A. The school lunches are great B. you get to play outside C. you learn how to read, write & do math D. you have a lot of sharp pencils
C. you learn how to read, write & do math
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It is the end of the super bowl game and the Giants are all huddled in a circle smiling big and cheering yay! What can you infer from this sentence?
The NY Giants won the super bowl
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The girls took a trip to the mountains and had a great time. This is an example of a....
Summary
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What are the three places the main idea can be?
1. The beginning 2. The end 3. Not stated but implied through all the sentences
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Have you ever had an icecream sundae? I hope so because they are delicious. Thats not the only way you can eat icecream. Icecream is a food that you can eat in many different ways. You can put it in a cone, in a cup, on a brownie, or even in a milkshake. Give the main idea and 2 supporting details
Main Idea: There are many different ways to eat ice cream Supporting Details: You can eat in in a cup, cone, on a brownie, or in a milkshake.
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hip hop dance, ballet, Jazz, Tap, What is the main idea?
dance
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Juan loves to play games. His favorite game is chess because it requires a great deal of thought. Juan also likes to play less demanding board games that are based mostly on luck. He prefers Monopoly because it requires luck and skill. If he’s alone, Juan likes to play action video games as long as they aren’t too violent. Give the main idea & 3 supporting details.
Main Idea: Juan loves to play games Supporting Details: He likes to play chess, Board games, video games and Monopoly.
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The ____ and ____ help the reader to come to a conclusion when inferring.
Clues and details
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A cable guy was working at a house drilling when he heard a growl. To his surprise, a fuzzy, brown animal was coming towards him. The animal growled, upset because his sleep being disturbed. He rose on his back legs and swatted his clawed paw at the cable guy. The cable guy, scared to death, turned and ran out of the basement. Infer! What animal is this?

It is a dog! 

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cheesecake, cake, cupcakes, cookies, apple pie What is the main idea of this listing?
Desert!
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Everyone was eating smores cooked over campfire. The stars shone brightly above as we looked outside the window of our tent. Sandy stayed inside the tent because she didn't want to get bitten by bugs. You can infer they are.... 
camping
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n an age where women did not have too many opportunities to get involved in sports, Jackie Mitchell did the unthinkable: she became a professional baseball pitcher. In 1931, at the age of 17, Mitchell was signed to a contract by the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. That right there is pretty inspirational. But it gets a lot better. In her very first week with the Lookouts, Mitchell had to go up against the mighty New York Yankees in an exhibition game. This of course meant she would be facing baseball legends Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth. All Jackie Mitchell did was strike them both out. Back to back. Summarize this story using one sentence in your own words.
Jackie Mitchell wanted to play professional baseball but not many women were involved in sports then she got signed to the Lookouts and struck out both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
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(see picture) What is the main idea of this photo?
Halloween
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Police hunted down 51 exotic animals early Wednesday that had been let loose in Zanesville, Ohio. The county sheriff is not absolutely sure, but he told reporters he thinks only a grizzly bear, mountain lion and a monkey are still roaming free. Residents are advised to stay indoor until all the animals are accounted for. Where is the main idea?
First sentence
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I love the rush of going down hill at fast speeds and then up again. The feeling of almost flying is well worth the wait. Sometimes we go upside down other times in a loop. I always make sure to make a funny face for the camera and run off the ride to see how it turned out. Using inferencing what hobby/ride is the above paragraph talking about?
What I infer: The main character is riding a roller coaster
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Benjamin Franklin invented many things that made life easier in the late 1700’s. He invented the lightning rod that saved many homes from fires. He also invented the Franklin stove. The stove could heat a room better than a fireplace and saved people a lot of fuel. He also invented a special kind of glasses called bifocals. This new kind of glasses helped people to read better. Give the main idea & 3 supporting details.
Main Idea: Benjamin Franklin Invented many things that made life easier in the 1700's He invented the lightning rod, Franklin stove, and bifocal glasses.
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South African Natalie du Toit was a promising swimmer on the verge of making her first Olympic games in when, in 2001, she lost her left leg below the knee after an auto accident. Amazingly, the amputation of this swimmer’s leg didn’t stop her. Not only has Natalie dominated the Paralympic summer games (winning a total of 10 gold medals in 2004 and 2008); she also still competes against able-bodied swimmers. In 2003, she won gold in the 800 meter freestyle at the All-Africa Games. Then, in 2008, Natalie finally achieved her goal of qualifying for the Summer Olympics. She competed and finished 16th in the women’s 10km race. What is the Main Idea of this story?
Natalie du Toit didn't give up even though she lost her leg in a car accident.
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She likes to read. She has your back when it comes to you and specifically you. She is has OCD about certain things. Did you blow your nose? Go straight to the bathroom she would motion. Her face always says exactly what she is thinking. Who can you infer that this is?

It's me...Mrs. Franta!!!

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