Making Generalizations

Curated and Reviewed by Lesson Planet
This Making Generalizations worksheet also includes:

Being able to recognize patterns, craft generalizations, and draw conclusions based on information in a text passage are essential critical thinking skills. Encourage learners to hone these skills with a worksheet that asks them to read a short passage about the War with Mexico and identify generalizations supported by the text.

148 Views 82 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the resource to model how to formulate generalizations, as a reading comprehension assessment, or as guided practice group work
  • Ask readers to highlight the portions of the text that support their responses
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes class members have previously studied how to craft generalizations about an excerpt of informational text
  • Readers are asked to identify a generalization not supported by the passage  as well as identify a generalization that is supported by the text
  • No answer key is included
Common Core