Quick Lesson: A Lesson in Cause and Effect

This lesson has great diagrams for cause and effect that could also be used to teach using visuals and graphics in Informational Text.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CLE 3001.5.2
Analyze text for fact and opinion, cause/effect, inferences, evidence, and conclusions.
CLE 3002.5.2
Analyze text for fact and opinion, cause-effect, inferences, evidence, and conclusions.
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Learning objectives: 

This lesson covers the following:

  • When to use cause and effect diagrams as a thinking and learning strategy
  • Tips on creating and using visual thinking diagrams to show cause and effect
  • Where to find additional resources on cause and effect in Inspiration and Webspiration Classroom

Lesson Variations

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