Cause: happens first
The reason, or motive, for an action; why something happens.
It was raining…
Effect: happens after a cause
The result, or consequence, of an action.
…so I got wet.
Cause and Effect SIGNAL Words:
Sometimes an author will tell you the EFFECT and will tell you what CAUSED it. Think LOGICALLY... which happened first? That is the CAUSE.
The EFFECT is the RESULT.
A Led to B...
Cause Led to Effect
The reason for
On account of
Give rise to
C Contributed to
As a result
For this reason
NOW it is YOUR turn...
Cause and Effect Activity 1:
Cause and Effect Activity 2: "If...then" Statements
Cause and Effect Activity 3: "How Did that Happen?"
"Gorillas in Crisis" Cause and Effect...
1. See Related Files at the bottom of this page to open the GORILLAS in CRISIS Story... Open it...Read it!
2. Great Apes and Other Primates
read "Past/Present/Future" toward the bottom..
3. Gorilla Conservation (Congo Gorilla Forest)
read from the 3rd paragraph until the end
4. Save a Gorilla (Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund)
read the WHOLE story
Complete one CAUSE and EFFECT Chart or Chain (see 4th row) from this interactive graphic organizer website. Fill in on your computer. PRINT and Turn in to me by FRIDAY, February 22, 2008. (Date has been extended)
NEXT on your TO DO LIST:
See the subpage under Cause and Effect.
Click on "Endangered Species Project"...
all the information is there for you!
More activities and assignments:
Complete this activity by Thursday, February 14.
Online Diamante for Cause and Effect
CAUSE AND EFFECT QUIZ: to be added soon...
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Mrs. Stephanie G. Lavarias, M.Ed, NBCT
Bair Middle School, Broward County, FL
Bair Middle School
9100 NW 21 Manor
Sunrise, Florida 33322