Inferencing Using Schema and Clues to Understand Information
Reading Cartoons When you read a cartoon, you find clues in the pictures and the words. Then you use your schema to make sense of the clues. For each cartoon, notice the clues you think are important. Then use your schema to explain the joke.
Reading Pictures You read pictures just like cartoons. You look at the picture for clues. Then you use your schema to infer information about the picture. For each picture, notice any important clues. Then notice the schema you use to infer information about the picture.
Japanese Internment Camp
Utah Prisoners 1889
Navajo Code Talkers
Review When you read cartoons or pictures, you make inferences to make sense of the information. Notice important clues in the words or pictures. Then add your schema to understand the clues.