Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
3rd Grade Reading - Time, Sequence, and Cause/Effect Lesson
In a passage, an author can show how different ideas work together.
For example, the text can explain how time affects something. Or, it can show in what order steps should be done (like making a sandwich) using sequence. The text can also use cause and effect to explain how or why something happened.
When you read, ask yourself how the author shows how the different ideas in the passage work together. Does time affect the ideas? Is the text showing a sequence? Or is the author trying to explain a cause and effect?