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The following writing activity could be integrated into a lesson based on the cause-effect relationship. Please note that this activity focuses on the cause-effect relationship at sentence level.


Part I
Write two sentences for each of the following words/phrases, which can be used to indicate a cause/reason. An example sentence for each word/phrase has been provided.

because
I did not attend the class because I was sick.
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since

I did not attend the class since I was sick.

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as
I did not attend the class as I was sick.

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because of
Richard learnt French because of his motivation.

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due to
Floods occurred due to the heavy rains.

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Part II

Write two sentences for each of the following words/phrases, which can be used to indicate an effect or a result. An example sentence for each word/phrase has been provided.

As a result
I was sick. As a result, I could not attend the class.

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Consequently
Jane did not work hard. Consequently, she failed the exam.

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Hence
Their project was the best one. Hence, they received the award.

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Thus
She is interested in Biology. Thus, she wants to major in Biology.

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Therefore
Gerald did not know the meaning of that word. Therefore, he looked up the dictionary.

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