The dog walks, sniffs, and barks.
The dog walked, sniffed, and barked.
The meaning of a word can be inferred from its context.
Inference asks: What can you infer from what you just read?
Detail asks: What is a detail of what you just read?
Main Idea asks: What is the main idea of what you just read?
Wrong: Having finished shopping, the grocery list had no more use.
Right: Having finished shopping, I had no more use for the grocery list.
He spoke to us.
Mr. and Mrs. John Doe visited Waterloo, Iowa.
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The dog barks.
The dogs bark.
Reading Comprehension = Main Idea + Detail + Inference