Why teach Cause and Effect ?
Analyzing cause and effect allows students to focus on strengthening their comprehension by identifying what happens in the text and why.
How do I create a lesson focused on cause and effect?
Here is a sample lesson as seen on the article: Student feel pressure of more work, expectations- so do their teachers.
Discuss with students how identifying cause and effect relationships within an article will help solidify their understanding of the event.
With student input, define both cause and effect. Examples below:
Cause: Why something happens, the action that makes something else happen
Effect: the result of the action or cause
Click below for two blank templates to use with your students.