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From YouTube (Approved: begamatt), produced by Chris Francis
 
This video gives us an introduction to an inference lesson.  It includes illustrations, text, and music. The video is about a boy named Alexander who can't stop growing at school and has to move away. The teacher decides to bring her classroom to Alexander. Alexander believes he's special, but only because he's unusually tall. The class quickly shows Alexander just how special he really is. 

What is it about Alexander that is special? What is bigger than Alexander? What evidence from the text and illustrations help back up your answer?

Key words: Bigger Than Alexander, infer, inferring, inferences (2:04)
 
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lauraegomez on 09/29/2013 12:05 AM wrote:

This is a great clip to introduce inferences to my 4th grade students.  Thanks!


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