Cause and Effect Nonfiction Text Structure Activities

This non-fiction text structure focused on cause and effect is a perfect fit for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Discover 10 captivating nonfiction passages with cause and effect, each with related questions,  4 short cause and effect passages, cause and effect graphic organizers, activities, and anchor charts. Comprehension questions are included as well. Perfect for test prep.

A digital notebook is provided to help boost student engagement when working on cause and effect passages.

The content is tailored for a 3rd-5th grade reading level. The comprehension questions span various reading skills, including critical thinking questions that align with standardized reading tests.


  • Perfect for students in grades 3-5
  • This resource is easy to implement for students of different levels and abilities
  • Mixed groups
  • Whole class lessons
  • Small group lessons
  • Classroom teachers
  • Special education teachers or services
  • Speech therapy
  • Homeschool
  • …and much more!
What’s included in this Cause and Effect Text Structure resource?
  • Cause and effect teaching video
  • Printable black and white pages
  • Digital notebooks (differentiated version included + color)
  • 10 Cause and effect activities
    • Nonfiction
    • Differentiated version provided
  • 4 Cause and effect in paragraphs:
    • Nonfiction text
    • Differentiated version provided
  • 9 Cause and effect in passages
    • Nonfiction passages
    • Differentiated version provided
  • 1 Anchor chart
    • Provided in color and black and white
  • 2 Graphic organizers
  • Answer keys
This resource really broke down cause and effect passages. My students loved learning through the engaging and fun passages! The differentiated worksheets allowed me to work on the same passage with students of all abilities. The resource also had visuals that my students could reference when they needed. Highly recommended! Looking forward to other resources that focus on text structure from this seller.
— S.G.R.

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