INFERENCE ACTIVITY: VAGUEBOOK
Inference can be a challenging skill for students to master. Use this fun and creative way to get them thinking inferentially.
Vaguebooking is a term used to describe an intentionally vague social media status update that prompts friends to ask what's going on, or is possibly a cry for help! If you do not know what the status is about, you must infer its meaning by using your background knowledge This fun activity will have students do just that!
INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE:
• 20 printable 'vague' status updates
• A detailed assignment sheet that explains what vaguebooking means as well as give details on the assignment/task
• An assignment sheet that asks students to infer meaning from three vaguebook status updates.
• A task card sized assignment sheet that has students analyze only one status update.
HOW TO USE THIS RESOURCE:
→ Give each student in the class a 'vague' status update and have them complete the task card assignment. Then, they can each share their inferences with the class!
→ Put the status updates around the room and have students circulate, choose three, and complete the full page assignment
→ Complete one status update as a whole class to last you 20 days!
WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS RESOURCE:
♥ I bought your text message inference activities from you a couple years ago, and my students have always enjoyed them a lot. This social media activity was also fantastic. You really do a great job of making a reading skill so relevant to middle school students. Thank you!
♥ After spending some time with this today, I am really looking forward to using it with my students!
♥ My kids loved this fun activity. They needed to sharpen their inferencing skills and this was a great way to do it.
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