Controlling idea—judgment or attitude about the topic
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Transition words and expressions help connect ideas within and between paragraphs. They do this by showing relationships , such as addition or contrast or result Teacher : Your paper doesn’t show a smooth flow of thoughts. You need to add transitions between ideas and paragraphs. Student : I have no idea what a transition is. What are some words that I can use to make my paper flow?
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Spaghetti and meatballs is great because it makes a mouth-watering meal. Connect ideas within paragraphs Sequence: first, next Illustration: for example, in other words, to clarify Addition : Also, in addition, besides