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Focus Skill: Make Predictions Created By: Agatha Lee October 2009
When you think about what will happen next, you are making a prediction.
You can make predictions about stories you read. I think...
Use details from the story to make a good prediction. Based on the details from the story, I predict...
You should also.... *Think about what has happened so far. * Think about what the characters have said and done. * Use what you know about real life.
A Day at the Courts Justice was looking forward to playing tennis with his friend. First, he had to wait for his tennis partner to arrive. Then, they had to wait for for an empty court. When it was finally their turn to play tennis, it suddenly started to rain. They patiently waited for the rain to stop. As soon as the sun came out, Justice smiled.
What will happen next? Justice and his tennis partner will play tennis together. A. Justice and his tennis partner will go home. B. Justice will yell at his tennis partner. C. Justice and his tennis partner will play tennis together. D. Justice and his tennis partner will throw trash on the empty tennis court.
The Phone Call Marykate called her friend Trinity on the telephone. Marykate told her about the goal she made at her soccer game. She also told her about her new earrings. In addition, Marykate told Trinity about the new movie her mom had just bought her. Trinity finally asked, “Are you ready for that science test we have to take tomorrow?” Marykate gulped and said, “Oops! I forgot all about it. I better hang up now. Good-bye!”
What will happen next? Marykate hung up and started studying for her science test. A. Marykate told her mom that she wants a new cell phone. B. Trinity decided not to be her friend anymore. C. Marykate and Trinity kept talking. D. Marykate hung up and started studying for her science test.
Camping Trip Julian and his family packed their camping gear and took a trip. Once they arrived at the campsite, they set up their tents and sleeping bags. They played a few games and then decided it was time to eat. They built a campfire and cooked hot dogs over the fire. After dinner, Julian’s dad gave everyone a stick and a marshmallow.
What will happen next? Julian and his family will make s’mores. A. Julian will have a use the stick as a sword and have a sword fight with his older sister. B. Julian and his family will make s’mores. C. Julian’s dad will throw the entire bag of marshmallows on Julian’s sleeping bag. D. Julian and his family will eat the sticks.