Learning about Cause and Effect is challenging for young primary students. This unit will help students identify and see the relationship between Cause and Effect in the structure of the text.
The lessons are scaffolded. They get progressively more difficult. The early lessons focus on the definition and identification of Cause and Effect. These lessons help introduce students to the relationship between cause and effect.
The later lessons focus on Text Structure and distinguishing Cause and Effect sentences from other sentences.
Poster with definitions of Cause and Effect
Signal Words: Practice Finding Words in Cause and Effect
Activity Sheets: Practice Finding the Cause
Practice Finding the Effect
Sentences: Find and Write the Cause and Effect
Match the Cause and Effect
Four original passages: 2 fiction 2 non-fiction
Graphic Organizers to use with passages
(Duplicate Graphic Organizers to be used with any text)
Different kinds of Sentences
Which are Cause and Effect Sentences?
Cause and Effect or Problem and Solution?
Match the Sentence: Cause and Effect or Problem and
Answer the Questions: What does this Sentence Do?
Write a Cause and Effect Sentences
34 Student pages Plus 20 Answer Keys 6 pages teacher idea