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Cause-Effect Graphic Organizers


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A variety of Graphic Organizers to visualize Cause and Effect aspects and how they interrelate to help students build their reading comprehension .

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Cause-Effect Graphic Organizers

  1. 1. Using Graphic Organizers for Cause and Effect Prof. Patricia Murillo  USB  ID-1112  Jan 2010
  2. 2. Cause and Effect The reason something has happened is the cause Reason = Cause What occurs as a r esult of this action is the effect Result = Effect
  3. 3. Graphic Organizers for Cause and Effect <ul><li>You can use graphic organizers to map the cause and effect pattern in texts. </li></ul><ul><li>This way you will be able to visualize the various cause-effect relationships clearly. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Graphic Organizers for Cause and Effect Sometimes one cause may lead to several effects and those effects in turn become the cause of another effect or implication.
  5. 5. One cause  Several effects
  6. 6. One cause  Several effects
  7. 7. One cause  Several effects
  8. 8. Several causes  one effect
  9. 9. Several causes  one effect
  10. 10. Several causes  one effect
  11. 11. Several causes can create a problem or event, which will in turn lead to a number of effects
  12. 12. Causes  Problem  Effect
  13. 13. Causes  Event  Effect
  14. 14. <ul><li>Two or more kinds of causes can lead to different types of effects. </li></ul><ul><li>Fishbone diagrams are ideal for visualizing multiple information in different categories and aspects of complex topics. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Positive and Negative Effects
  16. 16. Four different categories of causes  one effect
  17. 17. Six categories of causes  one effect
  18. 18. Causes and effects in two levels
  19. 19. Multiple causes  one effect
  20. 20. Match causes and effects…
  21. 21. References <ul><li>Images taken from: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>