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    How to Teach Inference

    With the Common Core Standards in place, students are being asked more and more to use critical thinking skills to analyze literary and informational text.  Inference is a prime example of a critical thinking skill used in classrooms today.  Students are asked to read text and analyze it by thinking deeper—way beyond the visual text.   This post will provide ideas to help your students learn how to infer.  First, understand that it is not a one-day lesson. I’m going…

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    Guest Post with Rachel Lynette

    I am so excited to see my post on Rachel Lynette’s site! Go to Rachel’s website:  Minds In Bloom to learn more about high-level thinking activities and freebies!!!!!!…