Understanding Cause and Effect using A Sound of Thunder
Students listen to a short story, A Sound of Thunder, and retell parts of the story which is about time travel. They respond to the story by writing cause/effect outcomes about the ecosystem using a handout.
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Cause and Effect Matrix
Study cause and effect in both literature and informational text with a lesson designed for several different reading levels. After kids review the concept of cause and effect, they read an article or story and note the causes and...
4th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Causes and Effects of Climate Change
It's time for your class to literally show what they know! Pupils illustrate what they learned about the causes and effects of climate change by filling out a graphic organizer to complete the 5-part series of lessons. They discuss them...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
O Pioneers!: Cause and Event Chain
Examine one of the main events in Willa Cather's O Pioneers! with a graphic organizer that focuses on cause and effect. Pupils go back into the text to track moments leading up to the event in question and discuss their findings with a...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Acoustics: The Sound Lab
If the delay between a sound and its echo is less than 1/10th of a second, the human ear can’t distinguish it. Through the use of a Slinky, rubber band guitar, and straws, scholars explore where sound comes from and how it travels. Whole...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Review and Assessment: Causes and Effects of Climate Changes
The last activity in the series of five is a short one where individuals show what they've learned about the causes and effects of climate change. Working independently, they fill in a graphic organizer, then compare their notes with a...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Context Clues with Signal Words
When you come across an unfamiliar word in a text, do you skip it and move on? Practice using context clues to identify words you don't know with a thorough set of language arts lessons. The resource reinforces close reading and critical...
11th - Higher Ed English Language Arts 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,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed