Reading Comprehension

Cause and Effect

Inference and analysis, Verbal reasoning, ELA K-2, ELA 1st Grade, Kindergarten

US

Reading Comprehension

US

Plato the platypus pressing a button

Overview                 

Cause and effect show how two events are related. The second event (effect) happens as a result of the first event (cause).

Download our Cause and effect activities below.

What happened first? What happened as a result? These activities introduce the concept of events having a cause and effect. Draw what you think will happen as a result of the first image. Write a sentence to show what happened under both images. 




Common Core Alignment:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.K.3 With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Cause and Effect EXAMPLE

cold giraffe wearing a hat and scarf in the snow

Cause: It is snowing.

Effect: Shang High is cold.

Activities

Sample Pack

Virtual Learning

We’re making it easy to find, integrate, and share character-rich, curriculum-aligned resources for Kindergarten to Grade 2. It’s time to streamline virtual learning and make it fun.

How can you use Google Classroom with Mrs Wordsmith’s resources? For Google Classroom 101, with quick-start guide and teaching ideas, download our guide.

Looking for new ways to freshen up remote learning with Seesaw? For our Seesaw cheat sheet, with quick-start guide and Seesaw activity ideas, download our guide.

To get tips for using Mrs Wordsmith with Zoom, including ideas like using our custom Zoom backgrounds, download our guide.

To start using Mrs Wordsmith with Microsoft Teams tools and background options, download our guide.

Bitmoji Classroom Template

dragon looking at screaming food in fridge

Deep Dive

Read our report on the Science of Reading. Research-based reading instruction must incorporate the 5 pillars of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. 

This report provides an easy to understand overview of each of these pillars and explains the important connection between how the brain learns to read (the Neuroscience of Reading) and how we teach children to read (The Science of Reading Instruction). It also explains why helping children build connections between letters and sounds, through phonics and phonemic awareness, is so crucial for the developing reading mind. This report is perfect for sharing with colleagues, friends, and to Google Classroom!

Coming soon: our groundbreaking app for ages 4-8

Learn now
google__partner

Get our new “I can be a Butterfly” Printable worksheet now

Buy Now
icbb_us
fpr_blog_img

Download our Parent & Educator Guide

Free Download