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Transition phrases

  1. 1. Transition Phrases 6th and 7th Grade Language
  2. 2.  Words or phrases that show connections between sentences or ideas in a piece of writing. Usually, transition phrases begin sentences.What are Transition Phrases?
  3. 3.  Transitions that show order in time To begin, my alarm woke me up. Then, I reached my hand over to hit the snooze button. After five minutes, I got out of bed. Next, I started the coffee maker. Finally, I got ready for work.Types of Transitions
  4. 4.  Transitions that show similarities and differences I like watching baseball. Similarly, I enjoy playing baseball. I thought Sean loved hockey. On the other hand, maybe he doesn’t. Lucy doesn’t like baseball. Likewise, she wont play softball. I like to read. However, I don’t like mystery books.More Types of Transitions
  5. 5.  Other Transitions In all, the Cubs are a pretty terrible team. For example, I can’t understand why they’re always so bad. In conclusion, I like the White Sox.Even More Types of Transitions
  6. 6.  Transition Phrases need to be separated from the rest of the sentence with a comma.The Rule
  7. 7.  In all I think the White Sox will be mediocre this year. In all I think the White Sox will be mediocre this year. In all, I think the White Sox will be mediocre this year.Examples
  8. 8.  On the one hand the Packers could crush all the teams they face. However the Saints could sneak up on them. On the one hand the Packers could crush all the teams they face. However the Saints could sneak up on them. On the one hand, the Packers could crush all the teams they face. However, the Saints could sneak up on them.More Examples
  9. 9.  To begin I don’t even know how to write a persuasive Essay! Then we all decided to go to the movies. To sum up The Outsiders was a very entertaining novel.Practice
  10. 10.  To begin, I don’t even know how to write a persuasive Essay! Then, we all decided to go to the movies. To sum up, The Outsiders was a very entertaining novel.Answers

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