Inference Worksheets

The higher-order thinking skill of making inferences can be effectively applied across the curriculum to understand if a given information is implied or stated. Our engrossing and thought-provoking set of pdf worksheets will help 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students in developing good skills in drawing conclusions and making inferences. We aim to accomplish this with the help of explanatory charts, illustrative exercises, riddles, direct and indirect characterization activities, descriptions for what happens next and many more learning tools. Explore some of these worksheets for free!

Direct and Indirect Characterization

Here we have character descriptions implying certain traits or qualities, both directly and indirectly. It will be a meaningful practice for students in distinguishing these characterizations using inferring skills.

Where am I? | Practice 1

Seems like some of our folks out there need a little assistance in figuring out where they are. So sift through the information presented and draw conclusions to infer which place it is!

Inference Chart

Our chart will essentially help students understand what inferences mean, how they work and which signal words can be used in expressing an inference. Doesn't all this make it quite a valuable printable?

Illustrative Inferences

It's time to get super creative with this illustrative inference worksheet. Work up your imagination to make inferences from some really stimulating pictures that are presented herein.

Choose an Inference | Pictorial Clues

Students will be spoiled for choices with this 'choose the correct inference' worksheet. Nevertheless, let them be aware that all the choices may not be right. So let's help them make a judicious inference.


The excitement of making inferences will certainly hit the high spot with this pdf worksheet where the intrigues of inferences combine with the amusement of riddles. Can't wait to get started, can you?

Where am I? | Practice 2

Combine background knowledge with the clues provided to draw inferences and determine the place that is being referred to. Children of grade 4 and grade 5 will benefit in developing inference skills.

What is my Job?

Help students enhance their higher-order thinking skills as they understand the implied facts and also learn to update their thought process continually. Our printable inference worksheet serves this objective suitably.

Template | Story Developing

Now here comes the best of inferences and goes like this! Students come up with stories; funny, weird or spooky and using the template tell us the why, when or how of the incidents, to justify their inferences.

Observe and Infer

Kids are sure to don a Sherlock Holmes cap as they get going with deriving certain conclusions. Watch them observing clues in these statements and unravel a mystery or two!

What is my Hobby?

The very word 'hobbies' get children all excited and upbeat. And imagine their exuberance when hobbies combine with inferences! So let's not delay their indulgence in this pdf worksheet any further.

What Happens Next? | Practice 1

Students of grade 5 and grade 6 will immerse themselves in these captivating situations until they arrive at an inference that feels most logical to them. This worksheet will also make a great 'Think-Pair-Share' activity.

What Happens Next? | Practice 2

This engrossing worksheet aims at reinforcing the skill of making inferences in children as they infer what happened next, using the given incidental descriptions.