Look at this picture:
What is this person about to do?
We can use the clues in the picture to help us answer this question.
He has a basket full of shopping and he is at the checkout.
We can predict he is about to pay for his shopping.
We have just used clues in a picture to help us make predictions.
This activity is all about making predictions.
Predictions are clever guesses about what might happen next in a story.
Read the extract below:
Jamie walked in to the room carrying Si’s cake topped with seven flickering candles. Everybody was singing and Jamie put the cake down in front of Si.
What might happen next?
Did you use the clues in the sentence?
A cake with candles is often a birthday cake.
We can predict that Si will blow out the candles.
In this activity, we will read a text and make predictions about what might happen next.
Are you ready to begin?