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Food Chains Causation Cards

Food Chains Causation Cards

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Grade level

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Resource Type

Task Cards, Activities, Centers


General Science, Other Science, Reading

Omnivores, herbivores, and carnivores–oh my! Study or review food chains, food webs, producers and consumers, and more with these engaging causation cards! These are perfect for a review game, but they can be used to introduce a food chains unit, too!

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This Product Includes:

✓ 28 causation cards (black and white version and color)

✓ Food chains

✓ Food webs

✓ Herbivores

✓ Omnivores

✓ Carnivores

✓ Producers

✓ Consumers (primary, secondary, and tertiary)

✓ Decomposers

With This Product You’ll Get:

✓ Numbered cards for correct ordering

✓ Notes about necessary props where applicable

✓ Integration of speaking and listening skills

✓ Opportunities to build fluency, prosody, and reading accuracy

How You Can Use This Product:

✓ Teacher reads the starting card, but this is not always necessary.

✓ Each student has to listen carefully to other students to know when it is their turn.

✓ You will find the end of a statement the previous student said in red, the action to be performed in green, and what that particular student who has the card says in black.

✓ Card will state an action that a student must perform and a statement they must say. The action can be something simple from jumping in the air to drawing on the board. The statement can be a definition of a term or related concept.

✓ Review activity

✓ Introductory activity

Other Buyers Have Said:

“Kids had never done anything like this, so we had to run through it a couple times to get the hang of it. They had no problem doing that! We had so much fun, and I know they got something out of the activity.” (Thank you, Emily J.!)

“We had a blast yesterday using these cards. My students enjoyed themselves and felt like they learned more.” (Thank you, Theresa Chubb!)

“Great resource…used it as an assessment toward the end of the unit.” (Thank you, Kristyn K.!)

Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Food Chains Task Cards

Microbes Causation Cards

Animal Classification Causation Cards

Final Notes:

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale.

If you see ANYTHING that needs modifying, or if you have any questions, please contact me via the Q&A. I take my product creation and your satisfaction very seriously! Thanks!

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Don’t Miss Out!

These causation cards are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With a fully designed causation card set, it comes complete with everything you need! It’s definitely worth the value!

These causation cards are perfect if you have to teach about food chains but weren’t sure how or are just starting out! These causation cards save you time! Additionally, they’re perfect for when you have a substitute!

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3 reviews
    Cathy M.
    09 Jul 2023
    Very engaging activity! My students love causation cards!
    Sherry P.
    09 Jul 2023
    Fun way to review!
    Lisa W.
    09 Jul 2023
    Kids loved it! So did I.