Making Predictions Worksheets

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Our free printable making predictions worksheets help make children’s ability to predict actions or events super-sharp. The key skills practiced here are reading and critical analysis. Encourage young students to think about what they are reading, consider the available information to make an inference, and predict what will happen next. Let them zero in on the textual evidence so they will increase the likelihood of getting it right nearly every time. The tasks include coloring circles that mark the correct predictions, predicting what happens next in scenarios, making predictions for stories, and more.

These pdf worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6.

CCSS: RL.4.1 RL.5.1

Writing Predictions for Pictures

Look at each picture on the left and write what you think is likely to happen next. Kids in grade 3 get oodles of practice using a common structure used to make predictions – I predict that. To let the worksheet feel as lifelike as possible, we have included a variety of pictures representative of things you do every day.

Writing Predictions for Pictures

Coloring the Correct Prediction

With flavors of Christmas, play, and food, this making predictions worksheet is a must-have for 3rd grade kids! Let them observe the pictures, reason out logically, and choose one of the predictions that they think is the likeliest. Their higher-order, critical-thinking skills will now be twice as good!

Coloring the Correct Prediction

What Happens Next?

Watch making predictions snowball into a fascinating affair with this printable what happens next worksheet! There is a short slice-of-life passage that will easily strike a chord with 4th grade 5th grade kids. Let them write a logical and likely prediction for each passage. Predicting what will occur next is not as hard as it's thought to be!

What Happens Next?

Predicting What Happens Next

Hannah has to do three chores before school. She wakes up late on Tuesday, so she has time for only two chores. Predict which chore Hannah will let wait until after school. Use logical reasoning and figure out which two chores she would do before school. Hone your predicting chops with this making predictions worksheet. Ideal for grade 4 and grade 5.

Predicting What Happens Next

Making a Prediction for the Story Passage

Read this story passage and extend your practice of making predictions. Predict what will happen next. Will he go out and play while Mom is gone to the store or will he wait until she is back? Let grade 6 kids know that they will need to make predictions frequently in life and not just practice writing predictions as part of their school studies.

Making a Prediction for the Story Passage

Choosing the Likeliest Prediction

Consolidate your prediction-making skills with yet another practice pdf. Read each scenario and identify its most logical prediction from the options given. Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and make logical predictions from it. Determine what you think is going to happen next. Best for 6th grade.

Choosing the Likeliest Prediction