Cause and Effect Mini Lesson
**This activity is aligned with common core standards**
-Uses african folktale “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters”
-Includes explanation of Cause and Effect
-Includes introduction of vocabulary/key terms from story (6 robust vocabulary words)
-Includes word-splash (high yielding Marzano strategy used to predict what the story will be about) for story “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters”
-Includes a pre-made graphic organizer specifically made for Mufaro’s daughters to work on cause and effect.
-Includes a blank version of a similar graphic organizer that can be used in class for cause and effect.
-Graphic organizers can be printed as handouts for class.
cause and effect organizer is great for literacy stations, science (ex:states of matter), reading centers and small group.