Broaden Definition of Inference
Many of our leading experts declare a formula for defining inference. Text Clues + Background Knowledge = Inference. If we agree with that equation, then let’s clarify where text clues come from—the Reading Voice reading the author’s words. And the background knowledge is accessed through the Thinking Voice. Sometimes the Thinking Voice makes connections or predictions or visualizations or asks questions.
Duration: 2:06 | Grades K-12