Incredible Inferences

This PDF file is a game that asks students to read short texts and respond by making an inference.  The file can be printed and used as a small group center activity for two students. Each text sample is a short fiction piece on a general topic.

Standards & Objectives

Learning objectives: 


The student will identify inferences.

Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Extension suggestions: 

Extensions and Adaptations:

  • Make other inference triangles and cards
  • Look at pictures from magaziines, books, or other test and write inferences.

Helpful Hints


  • Inference Triangles
  • Inference Cards
  • Answer Key
  • Game Pieces (e.g., counters)