Module 3: Inferences - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this lesson students will review the processes that good writers use when they write.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Spelling 1: Practice 3 None
2 Making Inferences independent reading book
pen or pencil
3 Collaborative Discussion independent reading book
pen or pencil
4 Multiple Meanings independent reading book
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Spelling 1: Practice 3
2 Making Inferences
  1. Define inference and practice applying the steps required to make an inference.
3 Collaborative Discussion
  1. Take part in a collaborative discussion.
  2. Support an opinion with reasons.
4 Multiple Meanings
  1. Explain how speakers and writers use words with multiple meanings.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words
key details

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Spelling 1: Practice 3 To prepare for the Spelling 1: Spelling Test, have your student practice their spelling words over the coming weeks.
2 Making Inferences
3 Collaborative Discussion
4 Multiple Meanings

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
Making Inferences
  1. What is an inference?
Collaborative Discussion
  1. What are some good rules to follow when participating in a collaborative discussion?
Multiple Meanings
  1. Why do some words have more than one meaning?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Making Inferences Gulliver's Travels
  1. What are inferences?
  2. What can you infer about Gulliver's profession, or job, because of the details at the beginning of the story?
  3. What are some inferences that you can make from the very beginning of the story Gulliver's Travels?
  4. What can you infer about the Lilliputians?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing