Many students find cause and effect difficult. Here is a great activity to help students master the concept. You may choose to use whole group, small group, or a literacy station. Included is 48 matching cards (24 cause cards and 24 effect cards), student recording sheets, and answers.
-Laminate cards to use year after year.
-Print off the "cause" cards and "effect" cards in seperate colors to make it easy for students to differentiate between cause and effect.
-Have students cut all cards out.
-Have students match the "cause" cards with the correct "effect" cards.
-Students can record their answers on student recording sheet.