Text dependent questions are reading comprehension questions that can only be answered by referring to the text. Students have to read the text closely and use inferential thinking to determine the answer. Use this list of text dependent questions for you
Making inferences is a critical skill for young readers to master, as it helps them look beyond the words on the page to figure out the author's message. Use these simple sentences to get your students started in making their own inferences!
Do your students have difficulty making mental pictures or writing summaries? Help them practice both skills with this reading comprehension worksheet in which students choose a scene from their book to illustrate and summarize.
A key component of reading comprehension is being able to draw conclusions—or make inferences—about what we read. Use this resource to give your students extra practice making their own inferences based on simple sentences.
Kids who are just starting to read longer texts may need some extra practice making mental pictures of text they read. Use this fun, short passage to help them practice visualizing and illustrating a scene.