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Concept Notes

Cause and effect words are text connectives that are used to show the relationship between an event (the cause) and another event (the effect) where the second event happened as a result of the first. They connect ideas and create cohesive text.

Cause and effect words

because the result of
because of as a result of
due to consequently
as as a consequence
since as a consequence of
for therefore
due to the fact that then
so for this reason
hence thus

Note: Students learn about other text connectives later in this unit.

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