Cause and Effect

A cause is why an event happens. An effect is an event that happens because of a cause. In this movie, Annie and Moby explore cause and effect relationships and share different examples. Learn how several causes can contribute to an event or how multiple effects can come from a single cause. You’ll also explore some signal words and phrases that help readers figure out cause and effect in a text.

Cause and Effect Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about cause and effect. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Cause and Effect. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Cause and Effect Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about cause and effect. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Cause and Effect topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »
  • Denyse Holloway

    There are great suggestions here for teachers and parents. It’s a great tool for teachers in the classroom but also a great springboard for conversations with parents.