Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)

Lesson Length: 45 mins

Topic: Cause and Effect

Grade Level: 5

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will review cause and effect while learning about ways to take care of the environment.

Know Before You Start: Students should have an understanding of cause and effect.


  • Read and discuss the sample comic.
    • What are some of the causes of global warming?
    • What are some of the effects?
    • What can we do to help?


  • Using the sample comic as a guide, have students create a comic which highlights some of the things we can all do to help preserve the environment and Earth's health.

  • Allow students time to research the topic before they begin.


  • Have students share their comics with the class or a partner.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.
  • Allow students to work in pairs or groups as needed.
  • Print the sample comic for student reference.


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.

Suggested Story Starters: