2. WHAT IS A
A decision or
judgement you made
after considering all
the facts and clues
Helps you understand
the story better as
sometimes the author
does not state
–find the clues (characters, feeling, place, time etc)
- what they said, how they said it, and their body
Besides the provided
clues, your schemata or
prior knowledge could
also help in drawing a
What has happened in
the story? What will
happen next? Where
does the story take
3. Example 1
Hannah smiled brightly as she looked up and saw a few schools of colourful
fish swimming above her head. Mr. Ray and his friends were swimming
peacefully too! She looked down and saw crabs and shrimp hiding in the sand.
She was so amazed at what she was watching and yet her clothes were still dry!
Where do you think Hannah is?
4. SO THE CONCLUSION IS…
• The fish were
• She could see different
species of ocean
• Her clothes are dry
We know that some
aquariums are built so
that people can
Hannah is visiting an
5. Example 2
You saw a girl yelling “ICE CREAM!” from her stroller as the mother
kept shaking her head and strolling towards the exit.The nearer they were
to the door, the louder the scream was.
What is your conclusion on this situation?
àThe girl realized that she was not getting her ice cream as they
approached closer to the exit.
6. Example 3
You are sitting at a clinic. A little boy is sitting in his mother’s arms right in
front of you. He keeps on whining and scratching both of his legs while the
mother is trying to calm him down.You could see that his legs are getting red
from the scratches.
What can you conclude?
A. The boy is tired of waiting.
B. The mother does not care about the boy.
C. The boy might be having rashes on his legs.
D. The boy likes to whine.
Always look for clues when you read.That way, you will
understand the story better and reading will be fun!