|-Model and provide cause and effect examples relevant to students’ lives to better assist them in recognizing these relationships within nonfiction text.
-With a nonfiction text, have students highlight sequence words in order to learn how the text is structured.
-Give students the cause or the effect and have them decide what the effect or cause would be.
-Provide students with cause and effect pictures to match.
-Have students retell a nonfiction story, in order, using pictures.
|-After listening to a nonfiction text with a cause and effect focus, students can write and draw the cause and effect relationship.
-After listening to a nonfiction text with sequential order focus, students can retell the story in order through writing and drawing.
|-Use if/then statements to explain cause and effect relationship in nonfiction text.
-Incorporate a Brainpop video about sequencing into your lesson.
-After listening to a book that has been read aloud, with a cause and effect focus, students can verbalize the cause and effect relationship.
-After listening to a nonfiction book that has been read aloud, with sequential order focus, students can retell the story in order orally.