Watching the detectives: teaching inference and deduction skills

“The answer is in the text.”

Come on, hands up everyone who’s uttered those five words to the children in their class. It’s fair comment when asking them retrieval questions such as the name of the main character, or recalling which character said a particular phrase. But what about those “Reading between the lines” questions that we ask? Not so easy then, is it?To read the rest of this post please visit our NEW WEBSITE

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