Inferences
Main Idea
Author's Purpose
Setting
Cause and Effect
100

What is an inference?

Prediction that uses prior knowledge and text evidence.

100

What is the main idea?

The most important thing the author wants you to know.

100

The 3 purposes an author will have are what?

100

What is the setting?

Where the story happens.

100

What is the cause?

The cause makes something else happen.

200

A student forgets to do their homework. Make an inference about what would happen.

200

Whales are a species of mammal that lives in the ocean. Some whales can grow to be very large. The blue whale can grow to be 100ft long!

Whales are mammals that live in the ocean.

200

You should really buy air force 1 shoes. They are the best.

200

On a beautiful beach there once lived a pirate and his crew.

What is the setting?

The beach.

200

What is the effect?

Something that happens because of the cause.

300

Drake fell and broke his arm.

Make an inference about what will happen next.

He will have to go to the hospital.

300

Earth is the 3rd planet from the sun. It is full of water and is surrounded by an atmosphere that allows for life. Earth has millions of different kinds of life including people.

Earth

300

A tsunami is a large wave that will flood the land when it reaches shore. Some tsunami waves are over 30 feet tall.

Inform

300

The boy was climbing the tallest mountain all around. He climbed and climbed till he passed the clouds in the sky.

What is the setting?

The mountains.

300

Kie'andree didn't tie his shoes so he tripped and fell. What is the cause?

He didn't tie his shoes.

400

Shamron accidentally drank some spoiled milk in the fridge.

Make an inference about what will happen next.

He will feel sick.

400

The United States is a country that is over 200 years old. The United States was formed after the 13 colonies fought a war against Britain and won their independence in 1776.

The United States

400

I wandred lonely as a cloud,

wondering why the world seemed so loud.

Why peoples voices often shout,

But their words are always filled with doubt.

Entertain

400

On a boat out in the sea, the fisherman cast his line and began waiting. He wanted to catch fish for his family so they could eat dinner tonight.

The sea.

400

Drake studied really hard and got an A on his test. What is the effect?

He got an A on his test.

500

The student did not get any sleep the night before their big test.

Make an inference about what will happen next.

They will not do good on their test.

500

Snakes are reptiles and do not have any legs. They are cold blooded, so they have to use the air around them to heat or cool their bodies. Snakes cannot survive if it's too cold or too hot.

Snakes

500

"Look over there", she screamed.

Entertain

500

In a rocket ship traveling through space, the astronaut saw the planets pass by his window like clouds passing through the sky back on Earth.

Rocket in space.
500

Jay'Bren played basketball for 4 hours yesterday. The next morning, his legs were sore and he did not want to get out of bed. What is the effect?

His legs were sore and he did not want to get out of bed.