Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Reading Comprehension

Cause and Effect Worksheets

Why are waves crashing on the beach? What will happen if it rains? This unit provides a variety of options for elementary to high school students to hone this important reading skill. Even daily life experiences depend on understanding cause and effect. Let your students imagine causes and effects for different situations! Engage students with graphic organizers for mapping out causes and effects. Matching exercises and reading materials are provided along with the capability to create reading comprehension books for your students.
Cause and Effect Worksheets

Cause and Effect
     Matching: Match the cause with its effect (causes on left; effects on right)
     Matching: Match the effect with its cause (effects on left; causes on right)
     Write the cause and effect for each sentence (fill-ins)
     Write a possible effect for each cause (fill-in)
     Write a possible cause for each effect (fill-in)
     Write a positive effect for each cause
     Write a negative effect for each cause
     Write one positive and one negative effect for each cause
     Cause and effect reading comprehension questions

Cause and Effect Graphic Organizers

1 cause/1 effect

1 cause/3 effects

2 causes/1 effect

Reading Book with Cause and Effect Questions

          Reading Book with Cause and Effect Questions

Reading Comprehension Skills

Reading Comprehension Skills


Author's Purpose

Compare and Contrast

Context Clues

Drawing Conclusions

Facts and Opinions


Idioms - Figurative Language


Literary Elements

Main Character and Characters

Main Idea

Making Connections

Multiple Meaning Words



Point of View



Similes and Metaphors


Supporting Facts

Figurative Language
   Figurative Language

Have a suggestion or would like to leave feedback?
Leave your suggestions or comments about edHelper!