Making Predictions in Fiction

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First, Then, Last
First, Then, Last
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First, Then, Last
Use this simple and effective graphic organizer to have students predict or describe events from their own lives or from stories.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Big Bad…What?
The Big Bad…What?
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The Big Bad…What?
In this fun lesson, kindergarten students will learn about comparing and contrasting using a hilarious new take on the tale of the three little pigs.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Tell Me What You Think
Tell Me What You Think
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Tell Me What You Think
Help your second graders practice their prediction and summarizing skills using this helpful worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Prediction Sandwich
Make a Prediction Sandwich
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Make a Prediction Sandwich
Teach your students to support their predictions with evidence and reasoning.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Wild and Windy Weather
Wild and Windy Weather
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Wild and Windy Weather
Preschool students will love getting wild in this wind and air themed lesson plan, all about making predictions and learning about the weather! Can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the **Windy Weather Watching** lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Making Predictions Task Cards
Making Predictions Task Cards
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Making Predictions Task Cards
Use these task cards to get your reflective readers making and adjusting predictions about their texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Vocabulary Cards: Wild and Windy Weather
Vocabulary Cards: Wild and Windy Weather
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Vocabulary Cards: Wild and Windy Weather
Use these vocabulary cards with the lesson plan EL Support Lesson: Wild and Windy Weather.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Make Predictions During Independent Reading
Make Predictions During Independent Reading
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Make Predictions During Independent Reading
This template provides a way for students to document their predictions as they are reading independently.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What’s Next?
What’s Next?
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What’s Next?
Guess what comes next! Teach your students to make a prediction based on textual evidence.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Glossary: Reading Pictures
Glossary: Reading Pictures
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Glossary: Reading Pictures
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Reading Pictures.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Predict & Pretend
Predict & Pretend
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Predict & Pretend
Bring your predictions to life in this fun activity! Students will make predictions about a book and then act out what they think will happen in the beginning, middle, and end.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
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Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
In this lesson, students will practice identifying the subject and predicate of a sentence and making predictions with textual evidence as they read short fictional texts. Use it as a stand alone lesson or as a precursor to What's Next?
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Summaries and Predictions
Summaries and Predictions
Lesson Plan
Summaries and Predictions
Teach your second graders how to write a prediction and summarize book chapters in this exciting lesson!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Matching Predictions
Matching Predictions
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Matching Predictions
This quick activity will enable your students to practice the skill of making predictions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Most Likely to Happen
Most Likely to Happen
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Most Likely to Happen
Engage kids in reading before they even start! This fun worksheet encourages students to make predictions about what books will be about just by glancing at the cover and contents.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Prediction Power!
Prediction Power!
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Prediction Power!
It’s time to put your prediction power to work! However, no one prediction is guaranteed to be correct. In this worksheet, students come up with three possible things that might happen in the book they select.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Predictions and Summarizing
Making Predictions and Summarizing
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Making Predictions and Summarizing
Help your ELs use transition words as they make predictions and summarize a short fictional text. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Predictions
Making Predictions
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Making Predictions
In this lesson, students will practice making predictions while telling stories. Students will learn to use sequencing words like first, then, and last. This lesson can be used alone or with the Predict It lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Introductory Phrases
Introductory Phrases
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Introductory Phrases
As you know, an introductory phrase sets the stage for the rest of the sentence. Use this resource to teach your students how to use introductory phrases as they cite text evidence when making predictions.
Reading & Writing
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Actions and Reactions!
Actions and Reactions!
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Actions and Reactions!
Help your students tweak their narrative writing while working on the reading skill of predictions! In this integrated reading and writing lesson, students will use narratives to generate predictions about characters’ reactions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Glossary: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Glossary: Making Predictions and Summarizing
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Glossary: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Making Predictions and Summarizing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Wild and Windy Weather
Glossary: Wild and Windy Weather
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Glossary: Wild and Windy Weather
Use this glossary with the lesson plan EL Support Lesson: Wild and Windy Weather.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Look for the Clues
Look for the Clues
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Look for the Clues
What the character will do next? Designed to teach students the skill of predicting characters’ actions, this lesson guides students to use clues and evidence from the text to make their predictions. Let’s follow those clues!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Writing Passages and Making Predictions
Writing Passages and Making Predictions
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Writing Passages and Making Predictions
This prediction activity engages students in thinking about the skill of Ãpredictingà from a writerÃs point of view.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Prediction Patrol
Prediction Patrol
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Prediction Patrol
Not all predictions are created equal. In this worksheet, students seek to identify the events that are most likely to happen while explaining their thinking.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Predictions in Fiction

They say you can’t predict the future, but with a little help from these activities, you might come pretty close! Making predictions based on reading is a key concept of comprehension, our stash of activities are designed to help your student draw conclusions from all kinds of text -- and to help you teach it more effectively, too.

Making Predictions in Fiction Texts Resources

Making predictions shows the reader is actively involved in the materials and is using their imagination. Students consider context clues, dialogue, character traits, and other elements of the story when imagining a future scenario. The tools in Learning Library teach kids how make predictions thoughtfully based off context clues. The numerous curated lesson plans include step-by-step instructions that are simple to follow. Making Predictions Lesson teaches kids to provide evidence that supports their thoughts on what might happen next. Making Predictions, which can be used as a pre-lesson for English learners, challenges students to anticipate what may happen based off a story that is read to them in class.

There are selected printable worksheets that exercise prediction skills, too. Some worksheets nudge students to imagine a future scenario based off visual cues. Follow the Clues is a popular worksheet that requires some detective work and analytical thinking. These tools and other resources on making predictions in fiction texts support kids in becoming engaged readers with an outlook toward the future.