An Inference is? Sometimes someone will try to tell you something without coming right out and saying it. He will imply it. When you understand what is implied, you infer. Sometimes you can infer the truth even when the speaker or writer isn’t trying to be helpful. That’s called “reading between the lines.” Inference is to conclude or deduce from evidence. Directions: 1. Read the link below and draw a general conclusion. 2. Open a word document and write down your thoughts 3. Discuss with the class Directions 1. I will give you three or four questions that will require you to draw an inference (go beyond the literal meaning) rather than just find information from the link. Go beyond common thinking and inspire new interpretations of the reading. 2. Jot down notes from the reading in three columns. It says/I say/And so.