Making Inferences (X Marks the Spot): Hi-Lo Comprehension-Building Mini-Mysteries

How will a girl track down her missing pup in a new neighborhood? Stopping points in the reading and cliff-hanger questions keep struggling readers glued to these high-interest mystery passages. Includes teaching tips and vocabulary words! See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 5 Subject: Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences, Reading Grade: 4 - 8 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Author: Bill Doyle Common Core: Language, Reading Informational Text, Reading Literature File Size: 729 KB

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How will a girl track down her missing pup in a new neighborhood?

This high-interest/low-readability mystery asks readers to stop and reflect at two or three pivotal points during the action. Comprehension questions at these "cliff-hanger" moments provide memorable learning opportunities that are enhanced with excitement! Also includes a teacher page with tips for before reading, applying the reading strategy, after reading, and key vocabulary words!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.9
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8.3

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