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Drawing Conclusion s Detective Your Title What do you know about the selection? What do you know from your own life? How is this related to the selection?

Draw a conclusion. To draw a conclusion from a selection look for supporting details and combine the details with what you know. To help ask yourself the following: I conclude that .. because the paragraph

Shark Tooth If you held a tooth from a shark that lived 5 million years ago, it would cover nearly all your hand. If you held a tooth from a modern great white shark, it would fit in the palm of your hand. Why do you think the very old sharks tooth is so much larger than the modern shark tooth?

Draw a Conclusion 1. What do you know from the selection? * older shark teeth cover your hand * modern shark teeth fit in the palm of your hand 2. What do you know from your own life and how is this related to the selection? * smaller animals have smaller teeth 3. Draw a conclusion. * older sharks have bigger teeth so are larger

animals Samson liked to lie on the windowsill. He especially liked to lie there on a sunny day. The sunlight felt good on his body. But if Samson saw a mouse, he could move like lightening. He would chase down the mouse like a mighty hunter. Is Samson a person? If not,

Draw a Conclusion 1. What do you know from the selection? * Samson likes to lie in the sun. * He chases mice. 2. What do you know from your own life and how is this related to the selection? * Cats like to lie in the sun and chase mice. 3. Draw a conclusion. * Samson is a cat.

Winslow watched his father cutting grass. The job was taking forever. Winslow felt impatient. His father told him that they would go fishing that afternoon. But his father said that they would fish after the grass was cut. Why is Winslow feeling Draw a Conclusion

1. What do you know from the selection? Winslows father told him they would go fishing after he cut the grass. 2. What do you know from your own life and how is this related to the selection? When we wait to do something we want to do it can seen like a long time. 3. Draw a conclusion. Winslow is impatient because he doesnt want to wait to go fishing.

The harpsichord is the cousin of the piano. The harpsichord makes a rich sound, like a piano. However, it is different from the piano. The player cannot make the music loud or soft as easily as on a piano. Loudness and softness make the music more interesting. After pianos were invented, harpsichords were nearly forgotten for more than a century. Why were harpsichords forgotten

Draw a Conclusion 1. What do you know from the selection? A piano makes soft and loud music that is interesting and a harpsichord can not do these things. 2. What do you know from your own life and how is this related to the selection? We like to listen to music only if it is interesting to us. 3. Draw a conclusion. Harpsichords were forgotten because

pianos made better music that was more interesting, Ricardos four-year-old brother, Manuel, got a set of water color paints. They were a birthday present. Manuel had a lot of fun painting in his room. Then Manuel heard his mother coming up the steps. He hid under his desk. Manuels mother screamed, What

happened to these walls? Draw a Conclusion 1. What do you know from the selection? Manuel is four. He got a set of water color paints. He had a lot of fun painting his room. 2. What do you know from your own life and how is this related to the selection? Four year olds paint things they shouldnt. 3. Draw a conclusion. Manuel painted on the walls with his

watercolors, There was a grasshopper and an ant. During the summer the ant worked hard all day long. She was very tired, but happy, at the end of each day. The ant knew she would have food and a warm home during the winter. The grasshopper didnt do any work at all. Instead, he played guitar under a shady tree. What will happen to the grasshopper

when winter comes? Draw a Conclusion 1. What do you know from the selection? The ant worked hard all day collecting food for the winter. The grasshopper did not work. 2. What do you know from your own life and how is this related to the selection? Food the ant and grasshopper eat in the winter will be gone during the winter. 3. Draw a conclusion.

When winter comes, the grasshopper will be hungry and cold. The night before the speech, Harrison stayed up all night. He practiced his speech in front of a mirror. He knew he would never be able to sleep. Why couldnt Harrison sleep the night before his speech?

Draw a Conclusion 1. What do you know from the selection? Harrison stayed up all night. He practiced his speech. He knew he wouldnt sleep. 2. What do you know from your own life and how is it related to the selection? Giving a speech can make you nervous. 3. Draw a conclusion. Harrison was so nervous that he couldnt sleep. Lets Review the Steps to

Drawing Conclusions What do you know from the selection? What do you know from your own life? How is this related to the selection? Draw a conclusion.

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