Making an Argument: Effective use of Transition Words

Students identify and use transition words in a persuasive essay. In this transition word lesson, students use Visual Thesaurus to identify transition words, then practice using the words. Students read a newspaper editorial, identify the transition words, then reread the article without the transition words to analyze how transition words impact readability.

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