How to Draw Conclusions from a Passage


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When you draw a conclusion from a passage, you _____.

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I've been having really bad allergies ever since I moved across the state. I know you have a lot of goldenrod here, but we had that where I used to live, and I've never been allergic to it. Or any other plants, really. There doesn't seem to be anything different here that we didn't have at my old house.

What conclusion can you draw from this passage?

2. Drawing conclusions about a situation before you know all the facts is called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet checks your understanding of properly drawing conclusions from a passage of text. You'll check your understanding of reasonable and unreasonable conclusions as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet assesses what you know about:

  • What it means to draw a conclusion from a passage
  • Using what you know to draw conclusions from examples
  • What it is called when you make a conclusion before you know all the facts
  • Understanding the difference between drawing reasonable and unreasonable conclusions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you remember what it means to draw a conclusion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read about drawing reasonable conclusions and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about drawing a conclusion before you have all the facts to answer a question about it

Additional Learning

You'll find more useful information about this topic in the lesson, How to Draw Conclusions from a Passage. This lesson covers more detail about:

  • How to figure out what isn't stated
  • How evidence is important in drawing conclusions
  • What writers expect of the audience when they don't tell you directly what is happening
  • Example passages to draw conclusions from