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We are in the middle of our inference study and I think the students are enjoying it. We have been using old Super Bowl commercials, comic strips, photographs, and written texts to infer. The main things I'd like the students to gather from our in-depth look at this topic are:
- An inference becomes a personal opinion when you do not show proof (text evidence) of your thought.
- Every inference must be backed up with text evidence (clues) and schema (background knowledge/past experiences).
- Although many of the answers on the STAAR test can be proven within the text, the BEST multiple choice answer will always be the one with the most text evidence to support it.