12 6 9 3 1 11 2 10 4 5 7 8 -10 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 10 0 A cause is WHY something happens. To find the cause, ask “Why did this happen?” The gate is left open. The dog escapes from the yard. Mrs. Fielding drinks a cup of coffee at 10 p.m. She can’t fall asleep until 1 a.m. In October, the temperature drops to 30°F. Plants die, and the growing season ends. More than 3 inches of rain fell in two hours yesterday. The streets flooded. Mandy spends two hours in the sun without sunscreen. She gets a sunburn. One of Raymond’s sneakers is untied, and he does not know it. Raymond trips when he goes to kick the ball in gym class. An effect is WHAT happened as a result. To find the effect, ask, “What happened?” Cause and Effect Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 92-4049
Cause and Effect Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 92-4049 Read the cause or effect. Fill in the missing portion. You may use reference materials or the Web to find the answers. Cause Effect On April 19, 1775, American minutemen and British soldiers fought a battle in Lexington, Massachusetts. In 1776, America declared it was free of Great Britain’s control with the Declaration of Independence. Betsy Ross sewed the first U.S. flag. It had 13 stripes and 13 stars. George Washington was elected first president of the United States. In 1789, the U.S. Constitution was written. These first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution guarantee what U.S. citizens can do and say.