Focuses on the core comprehension strategy of drawing inferences. To find a version of this lesson for grades 4-5, or grades 6-8, simply copy and paste the lesson title (without the grades specified) into the Scholastic Teacher Express search box!
This lesson moves through the six steps of the gradual release of responsibility instructional model (Pearson, 1985):
1. explicit explanation
4. guided practice
5. independent application
6. self-assessment and goal setting