Causal Relationships

Identify implied, subtle, or complex cause-effect relationships.
       

Graphic Organizers

Multi Flow Map Multi-Flow Map
Fish Bone Fishbone
Human Interaction Human Interaction Outline

 

Summary and Constructed-Response Templates

Causal Two-Sentence Summary Paragraph
Problem-Solution Two-Sentence Summary
MEL-con    

 

Questions/ Prompts

  1. List the causes of  . . .
  2. What were the effects of . . . ?
  3. How does ____________ affect _____________?
  4. What led up to . . .  ?
  5. The largest effect caused by _______ is . . .
  6. Which of the following was NOT an effect of . . .
  7. What resulted from . . .
  8. _______decision resulted in what consequence?
  9. Because _______ happened, it can be reasonably inferred that . . .
  10. __________ happened as a result of . . .
  11. The author claims that when _______ happens, it causes . . .
  12. According to the passage, _______ was ______ because . . .
  13. ________ is determined by . . .
  14. The passages indicates that _______ depends on . . .
  15. Why did ____________become/did . . .
  16. The author said that _____ pleased her because . . .
  17. Based on the details, _____happens  because . . .
  18. Based on the details you can conclude that . . .
  19. The main character decides not to ____ because . . .
  20. A person would not _________ because . . .

 

Hand Signals for Focusing on the Skills & Strategies

Slap you left palm (cause) with your right hand and then bounce the right hand off away from the left hand (effect) in an arc.