2 What might cause a baseball team to lose a game?
3 NOTES: Cause and effect A cause is why something happens. An effect is what happens.Clue words: because, sinceAlthough these words often signal a cause and effect relationship, sometimes there are no clue wordsSometimes the author does not tell a cause and you need to figure out why something happenedA cause may have more than one effect, and an effect may have more than one causeLet’s read Baseball and Brothers on page 86
4 HOMEWORK Write a sentence or two to answer the following questions: 1) Meg has mixed feelings about playing baseball. What causes these feelings?2) What causes Meg’s mother to want her to sing to Charles?3) What effect does the song have on him?Page 31 in practice book