Helping Kids Infer

I’m sharing a link from Sharon Taberski’s blog about helping students learn to infer.  She spotlights two children’s picture books, Tight Times by Barbara Hazen Shook, and Those Shoes by Maribeth Bolts, and discusses how she would use them to foster inferential thinking.  The full post is here:

http://allaboutcomprehension.blogspot.com/2011/02/two-great-picture-books-to-help-kids.html

Sharon blogs regularly at: http://allaboutcomprehension.blogspot.com.  On the right side of her blog, she maintains lists mentor texts that go with the topics she covers, such as:

  • Short and sweet chapter books: younger elementary-grade readers
  • Short and sweet chapter books: older elementary-grade readers
  • Picture books to help kids infer
  • Books to help kids visualize
  • Books that give kids something to think and talk about
  • Professional books I mention and recommend