Fran’s Freebies: Cause and Effect Worksheets


These eight engaging free worksheets will have your students thinking hard and learning easily!


Included in this set of free printable full-color cause-and-effect worksheets:

  • match the effects with their causes (write letters in blanks)
  • circle the letter of the best answer (i.e., “What might cause a kite to fly higher?”)
  • circle the letter of the best way to complete each sentence (i.e., “I missed the bus this morning because…”)
  • use words from the box to complete each effect, then use numbered letters to uncode the answer to the riddle
  • decide whether the underlined portion is a cause or an effect/ make up your own causes & effects
  • write 2 possible causes for each event
  • complete each sentence with your own cause or effect
  • underline the cause in green & effect in blue/ match effects with likely causes


Given the subject matter and graphics, this worksheet packet is best suited to grades 3 to 6.  However, they were designed to be flexible enough to be used for just about any grade or age level — great for home school families or classrooms with various skill levels present.  They will work great for those students who just need a little extra practice – send these fun pages home!


If you have used Fran’s Freebies free printable cause and effect worksheets, please leave a little feedback below – thanks!


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About Fran Lafferty

I've been making little worksheets and games since I was about 5 years old and have published thousands of pages of printables since 2004. I'm still creating away... visit my Gravatar page to see my other online projects and to find my contact information.
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2 Responses to Fran’s Freebies: Cause and Effect Worksheets

  1. Dani says:

    This is a wonderful resource!!! Thank you so much from myself and all of my ESL learners!!

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