Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)
Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins
Topic: Cause and Effect
Grade Level: 5
Standards / Framework:
Brief Description: Students will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding of cause and effect from informational text.
Know Before You Start: Students should have some understanding of cause and effect. At least two informational texts about a topic will be needed for students to read and analyze.
Read and discuss the sample comic.
How did the oil spill cause the effect?
Share an informational text passage with students and model examples of cause and effect within the passage.
Provide students with a second informational text and ask them to read with a partner.
Have students find examples of cause and effect within the text.
Have students create a two-panel comic demonstrating their understanding of cause and effect based on the text.
- Discuss the cause and effect examples with students.
- Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
Provide a list of common cause and effect signal words.
- Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.