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Browse our collection of cause and effect worksheets aimed at helping students understand this very important concept. Identifying cause and effect helps learners understand what happens and why it happens, in books and in life. Improve reading comprehension with these worksheets aimed at supporting a reader’s ability to identify cause and effect relationships. Find more resources at Cause and Effect (Reading) and watch our Cause and Effect Video.

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Writing Cause & Effect Sentences (2)

Use signal words to help write sentences expressing cause and the effect.

Writing Cause & Effect Sentences (1)

Use signal words to help write sentences expressing cause and the effect.

Cause & Effect: Connect (2)

Draw lines to match up cause and effect events.

Cause & Effect: Connect (1)

Draw lines to match up cause and effect events.

Identifying Cause & Effect (2)

Use signal words to help identify the cause and the effect within sentences.

Identifying Cause & Effect (1)

Use signal words to help identify the cause and the effect within sentences.

Cause & Effect Graphic Organiser

This graphic organiser helps represent cause and effect relationships. Effect: what happened? Cause: What made it happen?

Cause & Effect: Match (1)

Cut and paste to match up each cause and effect (early years).

Cause & Effect: Match (2)

Cut and paste to match up each cause and effect (middle years).

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