Risky Betting: Text Evidence and Inferences (Part One)

Resource ID#: 119042 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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Subject(s): English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 9, 10
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 45 Minute(s)
Keywords: English, Language Arts, English Language Arts, tutorials, e learning, e-learning, interactive , text evidence, textual evidence, directly stated evidence , explicitly stated evidence, inference , inferences, infer , Anton Chekhov, Russian literature, literature, fiction, short stories, "The Bet", evidence from the text, supporting inferences

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