Cause and Effect Worksheets

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Enhance reading skills with our free, printable cause and effect worksheets that give children a wealth of practice in identifying causes and effects. Understanding how "cause and effect" plays out in the organization of a text improves kids' ability to comprehend what they read. Cause is the driving force in a sentence while effect is the result. In other words, cause is the reason why things happen that effect is what happens. The exercises in our cause and effect worksheets pdf include matching cause and effect pictures, identifying causes and effects in sentences, and more.

These worksheets are ideal for students in grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, and grade 5.

CCSS: RI.3.3, RI.4.5, RI.5.5

Matching Pictures of Causes and Effects

Don't drink milk when it's too hot, for your tongue might turn red! This cause and effect matching pictures activity, where 2nd grade and 3rd grade children match each cause-picture to a suitable effect-picture, will resonate with the budding readers.

Matching Pictures of Causes and Effects

Connecting the Causes and Effects | Cut and Glue

Develop a fascination for cause and effect with our cause and effect free printables that prepare grade 2 and grade 3 kids to clearly follow a writer’s line of thought! Cut the causes and effects and glue them to form a host of cause and effect sentences.

Connecting the Causes and Effects | Cut and Glue

Determining the Causes and Effects

Have you got the smarts to tell the cause and effect in our cause and effect sentences for 4th grade and 5th grade? Read each sentence and write the cause and effect in the space given. "Because" introduces the cause, and "so" is followed by the effect.

Determining the Causes and Effects

Identifying Causes and Effects

A stock-in-trade of whiz-bang readers, proficiency in cause and effect is important regardless of whether the text is fiction or nonfiction. In this part of our cause and effect exercises with answers pdf, color the causes red and effects green.

Identifying Causes and Effects

Writing an Effect for Each Cause

Wake up to the fact that "cause and effect" is in no way an alien concept and is in fact so widely experienced in our everyday lives! This part of printable cause and effect worksheets tasks grade 4 and grade 5 kids with writing an effect for each cause given.

Writing an Effect for Each Cause