Cause and Effect Matrix

Grades 3-10

RIT 171-230

Literature, Information Text: Cause and Effect

  • Match events to their outcomes
  • Can be used many times throughout the year with different texts
Cause & Effect Lesson Plan
Cause & Effect Lesson Plan
Cause & Effect Matrix
Cause & Effect Matrix
Cause & Effect Path
Cause & Effect Path

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fact vs. Opinion

Grades 3-12

RIT 171-230+

Informational Text: Fact, Opinion, Drawing Conclusions

  • Students identify facts and write a fact-based summary of an article that includes or evokes strong opinions
Fact vs. Opinion Lesson Plan
Fact vs. Opinion Lesson Plan
Fact vs. Opinion Chart
Fact vs. Opinion Chart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main Idea Outline

Grades 2-10

RIT 171-220

Informational Text: Main Ideas, Supporting Details

  • Identify the most important ideas in a piece of text and the details that point to those ideas
  • Summarize
Main Idea Lesson Plan
Main Idea Lesson Plan
Main Idea Chart with Labels
Main Idea Chart with Labels
Main Idea Chart with Questions
Main Idea Chart with Questions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plot Diagram Sequencing

Grades 3, 6-8

RIT <171-220

Literature/Informational: Sequence Events

  • Students identify and defend the beginning, middle and end events in a story or article
  • Fiction or nonfiction
Plot Sequence Lesson Plan
Plot Sequence Lesson Plan
Simple Plot Diagram
Simple Plot Diagram
Plot Curve Diagram
Plot Curve Diagram
Idea for Use: Penguin Movie
Idea for Use

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Story Strips Sequencing

Grades 3, 6-8

RIT <171-220

Literature: Sequence Events

  • Students line up strips of paper with events from a story
  • (Could be modified for nonfiction also)
Story Strips Lesson Plan
Story Strips Lesson Plan
Sentence Strips Example for S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders
Sentence Strips Example for S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skill-Based Lesson Plans to Use with Leveled Articles

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  • October 17, 2017 at 10:27 am
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    This is awesome!

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