Cause and Effect Teacher Resources
Find Cause and Effect educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 246 resources
New Review Fur Trappers and Beaver Pelts
Young scholars explore the history of Colorado's fur trade. Using a series of primary source documents and the included graphic organizer, learners examine the causes influencing the growth of this industry and the effects it had on both the people and the environment.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Researching Cause and Effects
Demonstrate for young researchers how to use a cause and effect graphic organizer to assist in analyzing and organizing data. Included with the resource are detailed directions, a completed model, and a blank template. Adaptations, extensions, and links are also provided.
7th - 12th Language Arts 43 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Signal Words in Expository Text
Signal words are one way that authors make the relationships between their ideas clear. Allow your learners the chance to investigate cause and effect in texts by identifying signal words. They locate and analyze cause-and-effect relationships present in a nonfiction article after participating in guided practice where they work through several passages with the teacher.
4th - 6th Language Arts 64 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 3: Cause and Effect Relationships
The Gunniwolf is a book full of events that get kids asking why and what. They note several events on a chart, and then discuss how they think the instructor is able to determine the causes and effects they find. They continue reading the story and choose one event to draw, they write a caption for their picture that explains what the cause and effect of the event is.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 17 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 1: Effects
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a perfect book to use when your class is ready to learn about cause and effect. They consider the meanings of the words cause and effect as you read the story. Working together you'll identify, discuss, and chart each cause and effect relationship encountered in the story.
1st Language Arts 27 Views 89 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Familiarize your class with folktales and hit Common Core standards along the way. Before reading the provided short story, readers practice drawing and supporting inferences and analyzing the point of view in two short exercises. They then read the story several times, focusing on different aspects of the text each time.
6th - 8th Language Arts 66 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! 3rd Grade Reading
Third grade readers are given clear learning goals with this Common Core checklist. By turning each reading standard into an I can statement, children can focus on mastering the required grade level skills.
3rd Language Arts 39 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
“I Can” Common Core! 4th Grade Reading
Reading is an important part of fourth grade curriculum and the Common Core standards. Help your learners comprehend exactly what they are learning about reading with a checklist. Each of the standards is represented and simplified slightly.
4th Language Arts 26 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cause and Effect Relationships
Cause and effect relationships can be found in life and in literature. Enthusiastic readers will find and discuss all of the cause and effect relationships in the story, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. The lesson is somewhat scant and includes several standards that may not be met without further development of the lesson overall.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 36 Views 137 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cause and Effect
Cause and effect relationships are analyzed through reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. Children describe cause and effect relationships as they appear in the story by writing them on sentence strips. The PowerPoint used in this lesson plan is included.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 29 Views 228 Downloads
Researching Causes and Effects
Do you have Inspiration software at your school? Use the tools in the program to create a cause and effect diagram that can be developed into a written report and presentation. Learners choose their own topics to research and have a template to guide their writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 7 Downloads
New Review Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core
Here's a must-have resource for anyone reading To Kill A Mockingbird or using Harper Lee's award-winning novel in a classroom. The packet contains Miss Hollace Ransdall's first-hand, factual account of the trials of the Scottsboro Boys, the economic and social background of the case, as well as information about the two plaintiffs and their families.
9th - 12th Language Arts 33 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Effects of Character Decisions
Learners explore characters' decisions. They play a card game in which they match a decision card with a direct effect card. Then they examine characters from The Wizard of Oz, record important decisions that they make on index cards, and attach them to a cause and effect chart.
4th - 6th Language Arts 31 Views 143 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Lesson 1:Cause and Effect Signal Words
Give your class a strategy they can use when trying to identify cause and effect relationships in text. You'll model, and they'll practice using signal words to quickly identify cause and effect. They focus on signal words such as, if, the, because, and since.
3rd Language Arts 17 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Designed
I Can Draw Conclusions: History Analysis
This activity outlines the very basic first steps to analyzing a historical topic and determining its significance. The resource prompts learners to identify important persons in history, list major events, and evaluate cause and effect.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History 28 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"I Can” Common Core! 6th Grade Writing
It is impossible to know whether one has reached a goal without first knowing the goal. Help your sixth graders reach all the Common Core writing standards by giving them a checklist written in language they will understand. As you teach a specific skill, point it out so the kids can refer to their checklist to know what they should be able to do.
6th Language Arts 27 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Cause and Effect Relationships in Historical Fiction
Centered around the book Pink and Say, by Patricia Polacco, the instructional activity presented here should help your class tackle cause and effect. The teacher reads the first few pages aloud and models in a think-aloud style how to identify cause and effect.
4th Language Arts 25 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Building Background: A Short History of Human Rights
Here is the second part in a series of lessons where your class will return to their discussion of human rights and study of the primary source document the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Before continuing to read, they will need to understand why and how this document was written.
5th - 8th Language Arts 51 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Events and Effects
Explore the plot structure in biographies. First, read the biography The Story of Jackie Robinson, Bravest Man in Baseball and identify specific events that possibly changed the life of Jackie Robinson. As you guide your listeners, they record these events on an "events and effects" chart.
4th - 6th Language Arts 25 Views 102 Downloads CCSS: Designed