Inference Worksheets

Good readers make inferences, or conclusions, as they read. It’s an important skill for understanding text, as authors often imply themes and ideas, without stating them outright. Please use any of these free, printable inference worksheet activities at home or in the classroom by clicking the title.Be sure to check out all of our reading worksheets.

Find it: Indirect Characterization

Learn about indirect characterization with this printable worksheet on making inferences and understanding character traits. This classroom activity is great for students looking to practice their reading and inferencing skills. Download and print for use both at home or in the classroom.

Inference Practice: Where Am I?

This worksheet asks your student to draw conclusions based on a series of scenarios.

Inference Practice: Who Am I?

Can your student find the identity of these mystery people?

Visual Clues

In this worksheet your student will answer questions after drawing inferences from a picture.

What Do You See?

In this worksheet your student will make inferences based on a picture.

What Happens Next?

Your student will decide what happens next in this inference worksheet.

Inference Practice 2: Where Am I?

Here’s some inference practice for your middle school student.

Using Inference in Writing

Your student will take the next step in understanding inference in this writing worksheet.

What Can You Infer?

This inference worksheet spotlights text from “The Gift of the Magi.”