St Patrick's Day Cause and Effect Reading Comprehension Games
•Three different cause and effect games and St. Patrick’s Day fun! Learning about the traditions,
history and legends behind the Irish patron saint, these printable cards are an incredibly fun speaking
and listening activity to build upon the comprehension skills of cause and effect. These are activities
that I use to practice the trans-disciplinary skills of cooperation, social, communication and thinking to
name a few. It is great for literacy centers activties as well as cooperative group work and guided
•This is developing listening and observational skills as well as communication, presentation and
thinking skills.
•3 sets of differentiated cards altogether.
•There are 2 sets of 16 cards and 1 set of 20 within this packet, an instruction card and title card for
your centers if you wish. They can be used for 3rd-5th grade.
•There are 3 games within this packet.
•The cards are differentiated in such a way that some have more text than others. You can distribute
the cards to your students as you see necessary. Those marked with a shamrock have more
challenging text.
•Only 2 sets of cards state CAUSE and EFFECT.
• One set of cards is unmarked to increase the rigor with thinking and understanding.
•One set of cards has only the effect and the children have to create their own cause for each effect.
You can find more engaging literacy activities, ideas and freebies for the IB PYP on my blog at
~ Susan Powers
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Created: Feb 15, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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