Making Predictions in Fiction

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What Will Happen Next? (Part Two)
What Will Happen Next? (Part Two)
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What Will Happen Next? (Part Two)
Using this fun prediction practice worksheet, students will develop reading and comprehension skills.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Going on a Picture Walk
Glossary: Going on a Picture Walk
Worksheet
Glossary: Going on a Picture Walk
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Going on a Picture Walk.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Predict Your Own Ending
Predict Your Own Ending
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Predict Your Own Ending
Use this worksheet to help students make a prediction about a characters’ actions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
I Predict...
I Predict...
Lesson Plan
I Predict...
Help your students learn all about making predictions in this fun reading comprehension lesson plan. Can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson plan for the **Reading Without Words** lesson plan.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Predicting Pictures
Predicting Pictures
Lesson Plan
Predicting Pictures
Reading isn't just about reading words, it can be about reading pictures, too! Help your EL students search for clues with this lesson plan all about decoding pictures.This EL support lesson can be used with the lesson plan **Picture Clues**.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Follow the Clues
Follow the Clues
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Follow the Clues
Clues can help us make predictions! Students will read a story about Molly, find the clues, and use those clues to predict what Molly will do next.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Glossary: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Worksheet
Glossary: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Going on a Picture Walk
Vocabulary Cards: Going on a Picture Walk
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Going on a Picture Walk
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Going on a Picture Walk.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
First Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
First Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Lesson Plan
First Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 3
Plan ahead for when you'll be out of the classroom! Planning for a substitute in the classroom is no problem at all with this daily sub plan. Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using this packet of lessons, worksheets, and activities.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Preview with Post-Its!
Preview with Post-Its!
Lesson Plan
Preview with Post-Its!
Teach students to be stronger readers before they even begin reading! All they need is a book, their mind, and some sticky notes!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reading Reflections: Making & Evaluating Predictions
Reading Reflections: Making & Evaluating Predictions
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Reading Reflections: Making & Evaluating Predictions
Students will practice making and adjusting predictions about their texts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions and Summarizing
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Making Predictions and Summarizing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Will Happen Next? (Part One)
What Will Happen Next? (Part One)
Worksheet
What Will Happen Next? (Part One)
Using this fun prediction practice worksheet, students will develop not only reading and comprehension skills—but life skills as well!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions
Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Making Predictions
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Making Predictions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Predictions, Questions, Problems
Predictions, Questions, Problems
Worksheet
Predictions, Questions, Problems
This open-ended worksheet helps second graders form predictions about books before they read them.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Making Predictions
Glossary: Making Predictions
Worksheet
Glossary: Making Predictions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Making Predictions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Glossary: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Worksheet
Glossary: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Predicting Pictures
Glossary: Predicting Pictures
Worksheet
Glossary: Predicting Pictures
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Predicting Pictures.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Vocabulary Cards: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Finding the Details and Asking for Answers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Predict Pick (Part One)
Predict Pick (Part One)
Worksheet
Predict Pick (Part One)
Can your students predict the next logical event? Find out with this worksheet that will test student’s ability to predict what follows.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
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Re-imagining Conclusions with Guest Characters
Use this graphic organizer with your students to reflect and re-imagine story endings with characters from their favorite tales.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Vocabulary Cards: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Worksheet
Vocabulary Cards: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions
Use these vocabulary cards with the EL Support Lesson: Sentence Parts and Making Predictions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Predict Pick (Part Two)
Predict Pick (Part Two)
Worksheet
Predict Pick (Part Two)
Can your students predict the next logical event? Use this worksheet to test students' ability to predict what follows.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: We Read Together
Glossary: We Read Together
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Glossary: We Read Together
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: We Read Together.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

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.