Generating inferences during and after reading is a complex task; yet, one that is essential for complete understanding of texts. This report highlights the types of inferences four students in grades 2-5 drew while constructing meaning from expository passages. An analysis of their think alouds and recommendations for comprehension instruction are included.
McMackin, M. C., & Lawrence, S. (2001). Investigating Inferences: Constructing Meaning From Expository Texts. Reading Horizons: A Journal of Literacy and Language Arts, 42 (2). Retrieved from https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol42/iss2/4