What is the effect? What happens because of this? Thesis statement clearly discussing cause or effect, or both? Introduce main idea using terms “cause” and or “effect.” Back up thesis with relevant and sufficient details that are organized. You can organize chronological, order of importance. use appropriate transitional phrases like due to, since, therefore, as a result. Remember purpose and focus on direct effect . Support evidence. Define terms , facts and statistics or provide examples, anecdotes or personal observation. It appears that the effect is: or the evidence may indicate? What are the causes or effects?