Lesson Plan: Making Inferences

For Grades 2 to 4: This lesson focuses on developing inference skills through story creation based on an image.

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Subject: Reading Workshop
Target Skills: Inference, Story Development
Goal: Students will develop a story based on inferences made from a picture/scene illustration they are given.

The lesson plan includes:

LESSON PLAN
Making Inferences: Outline, Procedure, Adaptations/Modifications, Assessment, Activity Expansion

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STORYBOARDS
Li’l Stories storyboard templates are designed to help organize and guide students through formulating their ideas into a fluid story.

Storyboard_General_3_9_2Storyboard_AnimalStudyB

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TEACHERS’S GUIDE WITH ACTIVITY IDEAS, CURRICULUM MAP
Our teacher’s guide describes the Li’l Stories framework and materials in detail. It includes activity ideas, implementation tips, the curriculum map, and its alignment to common core.

Resources_CurriculumMap

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LI’L STORIES CONTENT CARDS: STORY ELEMENTS
The set includes story elements (character, setting, plot, and story sequence) question triggers to help students get started in thinking about developing their ideas for new stories.

Cards_StoryElements


INSTRUCTIONS
• Download lesson plan
• Print teacher’s guide, storyboards and curriculum map on 11” by 17” sheets of paper.
• Print content cards on 8 1/2” by 11” sheets of paper, fold along the dashed line and laminate.
• Use 2″ by 2″ Post-its if you’d like students to be able to edit their stories.