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341 resources with the concept inferences

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Power to the People

For Teachers 11th
Black berets, black leather jackets, raised black fists, chants of "Power to the People!" These are the images that many associate with the Black Panther Party. Often forgotten are the programs the party created during the Civil Rights...
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Theme Analysis in A Christmas Carol

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why does Charles Dickens have Ebenezer go from scrooge to light-hearted and generous? From "Bah, humbug!" to "God Bless Us, Every One!" After rereading Dickens' preface to A Christmas Carol, learners analyze quotations from the tale that...
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On the Job

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Four lessons spotlight a variety of professions while boosting listening and observational skills and making inferences. Lesson one challenges pupils to group cards based on a commonality then justify the relationship they see. Lesson...
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Teach This Poem: "In the Next Galaxy" by Ruth Stone

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Imagine what life might be like in a different galaxy. That's the challenge young scientists take on in a warm-up activity designed to prepare them for a close reading of Ruth Stone's poem "In the Next Galaxy." After class members share...
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Pondering Poetry and Playing with Words

For Teachers 9th
First-year High school scholars explore the world of poetry with an 11-lesson unit that examines a range of poetry forms and tries their hand at crafting their own poems. Young poets then collect their work in a portfolio that they...
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How Do Pictures Tell the Story of Angel Island?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Young historians learn more about the history of Angel Island Immigration Station through their analysis of primary source images. Guided by a list of inferential questions, scholars learn how to make and record observations on a...
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Selma in Pictures: Socratic Seminar

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Photographs from the freedom movement in Selma, Alabama serve as the basis of two Socratic Seminars. Class members prepare for the seminars by closely observing the images, form a hypothesis, and use evidence from photo to support a...
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Choice Board: Expressed and Implied Powers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Article 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution expressly lists powers given to Congress. Over the years, lawmakers have expanded the enumerated powers to include powers implied by the list. To better understand the significance...
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Can You Solve the Death Race Riddle?

For Students 6th - 12th
To save Uncle Slate Kanoli, his coil runner speedster, and all Kanoli's other inventions viewers must win the Death Race. Alas, there is a catch and it's a doozie! Find the correct sequence of thruster firings and save the day. And Uncle...
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Supporting Social Border Crossings

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A lunch-time activity encourages pupils to step out of their usual lunch bunch and connect with someone new. To begin, individuals examine a group photograph and identify what they believe is the gender, race, religion, and sexual...
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British Literature Honors: Beowulf

For Teachers 12th Standards
Whether new to teaching Beowulf or an experience pro, you'll find much to like in a richly detailed unit plan that asks readers to consider how the epic represents the difficulty in defining good and evil but also reflects the changing...
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Symbolic AI: Crash Course AI #10

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
If you think logically, AI is all about symbols. An instructional video explains the development of symbolic artificial intelligence. Viewers see how AI translates problems of interest into symbols and then apply propositional logic to...
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Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

For Teachers 8th Standards
Was that supposed to be funny? Scholars analyze The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County to determine if Mark Twain's story is indeed based on humor. Learners work through short response questions, vocabulary, and active reading to make a...
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Hands-On Data Analysis

For Teachers 6th Standards
Jump at the chance to use this resource. A kinesthetic activity has classmates jumping in several different ways (standing, single-step, and multiple-step jumps) to create handprints on poster paper taped to the wall. They measure the...
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Text Analysis

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Seven activities boost reading comprehension skills. Working independently and collaboratively, scholars analyze fiction and nonfiction text. Participants identify the author's purpose, determine and produce facts and opinions, as well...
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State of Affairs

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Good verses evil. Scholars make inferences after taking a close look at the short story, State of Affairs, in which Daniel Defoe goes back and forth comparing good and evil thoughts through his writing. After reading the text, there are...
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The Jungle Book: Educator Resource Guide

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
A variety of activities boost viewers' comprehension of Rudyard Kipling's classic The Jungle Book. Discussions, games, writing assignments, and hands-on activities are available for before and after watching the play.  
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2007 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Knowing the questions ahead of time should be beneficial. Free-response questions released from the 2007 AP® Statistics tests provide teachers and pupils insight into the types of questions on the exam. The six open-ended questions show...
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Walt Whitman: From Song of Myself

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a resource that models how to read and analyze a poem? Check out this packet that uses sections of Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" to demonstrate how to paraphrase, note literary elements, and identify the poet's inferences.
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Is That an Assumption or a Condition?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Don't assume your pupils understand assumptions. A teacher resource provides valuable information on inferences, assumptions, and conditions, and how scholars tend to overlook these aspects. It focuses on regression analysis, statistical...
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Inferential Reading Comprehension Considerations Packet

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Don't forget to read between the lines! Educators learn tips and activities to help scholars learn to infer to increase reading comprehension. Activities suggested include think alouds, backwards words, and who's who. the packet includes...
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2016 AP® Statistics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Test your classes on their knowledge of advanced statistic concepts. Young math scholars get a sneak peek at the end of course AP® statistics exam with the released items from the 2016 test. The six-question free response exam addresses...
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Special Focus: Inference

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Statistics is all about making inferences! A lesson guide explains the meaning of inferences and how to use statistics to make them. The resource provides instruction as well as information about the topic on the AP® Statistics exam. 
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 7th Standards
Don't leave learning to chance! Assess your class's understanding of random sampling and making inferences using questions from the experts at Smarter Balanced. As the seventh of nine parts in the Gr. 7 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows series,...