We are learning to utilize the
text structures to assist us in
reading and creating
(interdisciplinary) science and
social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas
with our first of the six traits
I know I am successful when I can
synthesize my knowledge of
adding word choice to text and utilizing
the text structure of cause and effect
by creating an original writing
that uses signal words and answers
the key questions of this category
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract) |
upon organized writing that is done in a cause and effect manor
by creating an original work including a cause with
multiple effects or an effect that could have multiple causes.
I Can... evaluate signal questions and analyze
works of literature for their value of voice.
I Can... evaluate signal questions and analyze(deep, rational)
works of literature for their value of word choice.
I Can...apply(deep, rational)
the text structure, cause and effect, to both science and social studies texts.
I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
specific words that are included in a cause and effect piece of writing.
I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
a cause and effect piece of text, using signal words and signal questions.
Activities & Assessments
Cause and Effect
Fold up the bottom right corner into a triangle and write Cause and Effect on the flap.
Turn to the next page and copy down the definition, the examples, signal words, and signal questions into your notebook.
Cause is why something happened.
Effect is what happened.
(Sometimes the effect is listed first.)
The first day of school is always an interesting day.
This led to
As a result of
May be due to
For this reason
In to order to
Brought about by
Why did it happen?
What caused it to happen?
What were the results or outcomes caused by the event?
Mentor Text---If You Give a Moose a Muffin
On the next page in your notebook, title the page If You Give A Moose A Muffin.
As you watch and listen to the story with your earbuds, take notes on the Cause: and Effect:, there are many. Click on the following link and watch the video. Do not forget to take notes.
If You Give A Moose A Muffin
Text Structure Frames
Click on the following link and copy the text frame into your notebook in pen or something colored.
Then in pencil, fill in the frame.
Once you do frame one, move on and do frame 2.