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1Comprehension Skill First Grade Unit 2 Week 2 Created by Kristi Waltke Cause and EffectComprehension SkillFirst Grade Unit 2 Week 2Created by Kristi Waltke
2The main idea of a story is what the story is mostly about.
3Cause and EffectThe cause is the girl swings the club and hits the ball.The effect is the ball moves.A cause is something that makes something else happen.An effect is what happens.
4Good readers ask themselves why things happen in a story Good readers ask themselves why things happen in a story. Asking why will help you figure out cause and effect!When you see the hippo in the pond, you can ask yourself why he got in there. He is probably in the water to cool off.This is cause and effect.The hippo was hot.He got in the water.CauseEffect
5Max wanted a big fish. Max went to the park. Think about why Max goes to the park in the story A Big Fish for Max.This is cause and effect.Max wanted a big fish.Max went to the park.CauseEffect
6Max does not catch a fish. Think about why Grandma goes to the fish shop.This is cause and effect.Max does not catch a fish.Grandma goes to the fish shop.CauseEffect
7Think about the story. Pick out the correct effect. Dave does not want to be a pig.Dave makes a face when Beth tells him to be a pig.Dave made a pig mask.Cause
8Think about the story. Pick out the correct effect. The kids will be animals in the play.The kids make masks.The kids sing Old MacDonald.Cause
9Think about the story. Pick out the correct effect. All the children want to be the farmer.The kids want to wear the hat.The kids beg the teacher.Cause
10Think about the story. Pick out the correct effect. The kids are busy making masks and getting ready for the play.The farmer was odd.The kids forget about the farmer’s hat.Cause
11Thinking about cause and effect will help you become a super reader!