Cause and Effect Activities & Passages + Digital Version for Distance Learning

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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This digital Google Slides and printable cause and effect mini unit contains activities, reading passages, worksheets, puzzles, graphic organizers, and best of all, MYSTERIES! Engage your students with these cause & effect resources as you teach about this type of text structure.

This resource comes in both printable and digital (Google Slides) formats, so whether you're in the classroom or teaching remotely, I've got you covered!

In this resource you will find:

  • CAUSE & EFFECT POSTER: Color and black & white versions included
  • MYSTERY CASE FILES: Students will solve 6 different cause & effect mystery cards (4 cards - 3 are effects and one card is the cause)
  • CAUSE & EFFECT SCRAMBLES: Students will cut and glue the causes and effects for the different scenarios. 3 printable scramble worksheets included.
  • CAUSE & EFFECT PUZZLES: Students will put together puzzles by determining the cause and effect for each one. 9 puzzles and 1 create your own puzzle template included.
  • READING PASSAGES: Students will read a text that includes examples of cause and effect. They will complete the corresponding cause & effect response sheet. 3 passages included.
  • GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS: Choose from 3 different graphic organizers (plus 3 interactive notebook pages) to use with any text.

You might also enjoy my Finding the Main Idea resource, especially if your students love solving mysteries!

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46 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.


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