Drawing Inferences from Informational Texts


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What kind of texts do we naturally draw inferences from?

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1. What is an inference?

2. What is the first step in drawing inferences from an informational text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will check your understanding on skills necessary when inferring. Topics you will need to be familiar with to pass the quiz include facts about inferring, how to back up inferences and the prerequisites for inferring.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable quiz and worksheet to review:

  • True facts about inferring
  • Skills necessary to infer
  • The proper way to defend inferences

Skills Practiced

In this assessment, you will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the practice of drawing inferences from informational text
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about backing up inferences
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on making inferences
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what is required before you can infer

Additional Learning

To learn more about inferring, review the accompanying lesson called Drawing Inferences From Informational Texts. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define inferring
  • Detail skills used in inferring
  • Discuss how we infer
  • Understand inferring with pictures
  • Cover inferring with facts