Transitional Words

Does your writers need help choosing the right transitional word? Next time you're assigning a narrative writing, give your learners this extensive list of transitional words that will be sure to provide them with an appropriate fit. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Copy, laminate, and instruct pupils to keep this list in a safe place so they can reference it when they are working on writing assignments
  • To prevent overuse of the same transitional words, make check boxes next to each word and advise writers to make a check next to a word they have used 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required
  • This reference page assumes learners know what transition words are; reviewing the concept might be necessary 
Pros

  • This extensive list of transitional words fits on one page that's easy to paste onto folders and keep for future reference 
Cons

  • None