It can be difficult sometimes to know what the difference between Cause & Effect and Problem & Solution are when we are reading texts. While they are similar, they are both different and have a different purpose. Cause & Effect demonstrates when an event happens (like rain) and the effect of that event (like flooding). Problem & Solution is when there is a problem (it hasn't rained for a week) and how that problem is fixed (I watered the garden). and complete the assigned activities to help you better understand the differences between Cause & Effect and Problem & Solution. On 1 read the statements. Use the tool to move the statements under the correct heading. On 2 read the beginning statement and then use the to finish them off in your own words. when you have completed the task.