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Help students identify the cause and effect relationships within texts with these 24 task cards.
Each card features a short passage and asks students to identify both a cause and an effect from the text.
The digital versions of these cards have audio support. If you don't want your students to have it, you can quickly delete the play icons before assigning.
- 24 Task Cards (color and black & white options)
- 3 Challenge Cards
- Recording Sheets (2 styles)
- Google Slides digital format (with AUDIO SUPPORT)
- Easel Activity (with AUDIO SUPPORT)
- 2 Cause and Effect Anchor Charts / Posters
- 2 Cause and Effect Graphic Organizers
There are several Cause and Effect activities you can do with this resource. They are great for test prep or as extra practice for your text structures lesson. You could use them orally with small groups and have students discuss the answers. They could also be used individually with students answering on notebook paper or on provided answer sheets. Students can check their work using the included answer keys. Also includes blackline versions of the cards for printing on colored paper!
What teachers have said about this resource:
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Common Core Standards addressed in this set:
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.
Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
Describe the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in a text or part of a text.
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.
For a different approach to cause and effect, check out the Generating Cause and Effect Task Card Set.
About the Author
These passages were written by me, Rachel Lynette. I am a published author of over 120 nonfiction books for children on a variety of subjects, as well as several teacher resource books. I have written for publishers such as Harcourt, Thompson-Gale, Rosen, Children’s Press, Evan-Moor, Kagan, and several others. These passages reflect more than a decade of professional writing experience.
This product is happily brought to you by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack of Minds in Bloom