Improve reading comprehension with a lesson on cause and effect! In this lesson, students will use a T-chart to identify examples of cause and effect in and by the end, you’ll all be singing along to the cause and effect song!
Students will be able to recognize cause and effect relationships and how they relate to the story when reading fiction.
The adjustment to the whole group lesson is a modification to differentiate for children who are English learners.
Draw students in by telling a brief story about a bad day -- make something up if necessary (e.g. I forgot to set my alarm and I woke up late, I spilled coffee on my favorite shirt and I had to change into something else, I ran over some nails on the road and I got a flat tire, it started to rain and I didn’t have my umbrella so I got all wet, I put too much salt on my lunch and it didn’t taste good).