When you make an inference, you use clues provided within a text or picture, along with the knowledge that you already have, to figure out information that has not been given to you. Like a detective, you can use clues plus your own knowledge, to make an inference. An inference is a conclusion that is made based upon reasoning and it allows you to figure out information that may be missing in a text or picture. Use your detective skills! 1. Click the to watch the video. 2. Click to open the template. 3. Observe 👀 rocks. Pick a rock to identify using the rock chart. 4. Take a of the first rock. Use the rock chart to complete slide 1. 5. Repeat this process until you have identified all five rocks and completed slides 1-5. 6. Click the green to save.