1. Topic-
Reading Strategies: Evaluate, Making Inferences - Reading Intervention
2. Content-
Evaluate throughout.

Making Inferences:
Story Clue + What I Know =
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will infer the changes in attitude Tony experiences throughout the story.
2. Students will make connections between what they see in the story and what they know to infer more than what the author tells them.
4. Objectives-
1. Students will evaluate Tony's point of view throughout the story.
2. Students will connect what they know with what Tony says/does to infer how he feels about being the tallest.
5. Materials and Aids-
Avervision, projector, "Tall Tony" in the "Reader's Library" book.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Day 1:
1.If you could choose to be the same as everyone else or different from everyone else, which would you choose?
2. Today we will read a story about Tony, who finds out there are good and not so good things about being different.

B. Development-

1. "Tall Tony" is an example of Realistic Fiction. Review.
2. Review "Making Inferences."
3. Read the story.

Day 2:
Review/retell the story with your partner.

C. Practice-

1. Review "Making Inferences." Complete worksheet together. Teacher guides students.
2. Using the guide, students discuss their inferences.

D. Independent Practice-

1. Students will work with a partner to complete the "Making Inferences" worksheet.
2. Students will discuss their "Making Inferences" thought processes.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Intervention grouping.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. When reading Realistic Fiction, what is a strategy you can use to help understand the characters better? (Making Inferences)

G. Closure-

1. How do we go about making an inference? (Look for story clues that the characters do/say and/or events in the story. Connect what I know to make an inference.)

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