Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1 | Chapter 2)
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The students will be able to describe a cause and effect relationship.
• Have the students use cause and effect graphic organizer to explain behaviors of characters (why didn't Ted want to go swimming, why Nell was anxious about the lifeguards, why they Shriners hold a prayer service on the beach, etc..) within the story.
• Provide the students with a partially completed graphic organizer, with some causes and some effects (use some of the ones listed above) and have the students work in cooperative groups to complete the chart.
• Have the students write paragraphs describing how events in their own lives have led to specific effects. Share these situations with the class.
Provide the students with a T chart. Have them list at least 5 cause/effect situations which occur to them throughout one 24 hour period of time.
Provide the students...
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