Making Inferences Using Informational Text 3rd Grade Print and Digital

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You’ll love teaching this unit with print and digital passages, 3 sets of task cards, and lots of activities!


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Looking for a way to help your students make meaningful inferences using nonfiction text? You’ll love this print and digital ready-to-teach complete unit with 7 passages (historical, scientific, and technical), 3 sets of task cards, posters, games, and fun activities. Each learning activity will reinforce the importance of making inferences as a reading comprehension strategy. The inference activities are easy to scaffold in your classroom and the teacher notes provided give lots of helpful tips to make the unit easy to teach and manage!

This set includes: (Print and Digital)
7 Passages

  1. Scientific Text: Tornadoes
  2. Scientific Text: Fossils
  3. Scientific Text: Teeth
  4. Scientific Text: Stars
  5. Historical Text: The Invention of Jelly Beans
  6. Historical Text: Sojourner Truth
  7. Technical Text: How to Make a Piñata


32 Picture Inference Task Cards
32 What is it? Inference Task Cards
Step by Step Inferences Handout
Inference Question Types Handout/Mini-Poster
Making Inferences Graphic Organizer
Secrets from the Trash Activity (with 32 Task Cards)
Inference Windows Worksheet (clues with flaps to reveal a mystery item)
What’s in Mrs. (or Miss/Ms.) _____________’s Purse (or Mr. ______’s Bag) Activity
Top Secret Inference Bag Homework Activities
5 Question Types Posters
Teacher Notes
Teacher Notes for Digital with LINKS


SAVE MORE and GET MORE inference resources to help your students master this important reading concept with the Inferences Bundle: Fiction and Nonfiction for 3rd Grade!!! (Click Here)


SAVE EVEN MORE and GET so much MORE with the Reading Bundle for 3rd Grade which has a total of 9 essential reading units, including both Inference units!


Why you’ll love this resource:

  • There are a variety of materials included, from task cards, to games, activities, passages, and graphic organizers.
  • It includes a DIGITAL version that works well for the classroom, homeschool, or for distance learning.
  • The passages are high interest and include nonfiction reading from historical, scientific, and technical genres.
  • There are THREE SETS OF TASK CARDS, including picture inferences, secrets from the trash inferences, and “What is it?” which has very old or little known items (like an early watch, telephone, or washing machine) and asks students to infer what the object is.
  • You can use this resource in so many ways, from reader’s workshop time, guided reading, literacy centers, whole class games, exit slips, SCOOT and scavenger hunts, homework, test prep, and more!



If you’d like to see the Inference Using Literature unit in more detail, here it is:
Inferences Using Literature: 3rd – 5th grades


Need more inference resources?
Inference Board Center
Inference Puzzle Center
Famous Americans Inference Task Cards


Here is a set of 3rd Grade Reading Units made specifically for digital:
Digital Reading Fiction for 3rd Grade (Bundle of 10 units)
Digital Reading Nonfiction for 3rd Grade (Bundle of 10 units)
Digital Reading Fiction and Nonfiction for 3rd Grade (Bundle of 20 units)


Looking for other 3rd grade resources?
20 Fiction and Nonfiction Reading Centers – Yearlong Bundle
30 Grammar Games Bundle


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