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Transition Bugs: Star Rumble
Transition Bugs: Star Rumble
Game
Transition Bugs: Star Rumble
In this game, kids will interact with a story by moving the plot forward with carefully selected words.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Choosing Transition Words: Star Rumble Game
Choosing Transition Words: Star Rumble Game
Game
Choosing Transition Words: Star Rumble Game
Kids complete a story to help Paskiri save the world by choosing the correct transition words to finish off sentences.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Transition Words Star Rumble
Transition Words Star Rumble
Game
Transition Words Star Rumble
Kids help complete a fun story about another galaxy by filling in the correct transition words.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Writing Instructions
Writing Instructions
Worksheet
Writing Instructions
Help your child learn to write clearly and concisely by writing her own set of "how to" instructions.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Transition Words Fill-in-the-Blank
Transition Words Fill-in-the-Blank
Game
Transition Words Fill-in-the-Blank
Practice building sentences, and fill in the blanks with the correct transition word.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Letter Writing 1
Letter Writing 1
Guided Lesson
Letter Writing 1
Letter writing is an engaging and important writing format for third graders to master. You can support the development of letter writing expertise with this lesson that provides guidance on the structure and anatomy of a letter. Written by curriculum experts, this lesson will teach kids the various features that make a letter easier to read, and will also offer plenty of opportunities to practice.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
Lesson Plan
Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
Strong narratives have clear sequences of events. Through this lesson, students plan out what will happen in their story before they start writing their own engaging narratives.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Story Starters for New Writers
Story Starters for New Writers
Workbook
Story Starters for New Writers
These sentence starters support basic writing skills and organizing thoughts for kindergarteners. Telling stories not only builds creativity, it helps kids learn about communication.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
Workbook
Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4
This Third Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 4 provides five more days of learning activities designed to prepare students for their third grade debut.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Comma Usage
Comma Usage
Guided Lesson
Comma Usage
The mysterious comma is arguably the trickiest form of punctuation, which is why assigned it it’s own unit in 5th grade. As students become more sophisticated writers they craft more complex sentences. They incorporate independent phrases and clauses, generate compound sentences, and utilize transition words to combine ideas - and the exercises in this unit will teach them how to use commas correctly in each scenario.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Transition Words 3
Transition Words 3
Exercise
Transition Words 3
Have your fifth grader use sentence details and clues to determine the best transition word to link two sentences.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise
Informational Text 3
Informational Text 3
Guided Lesson
Informational Text 3
Writing reports and other kinds of informational pieces is a skill unto itself. It requires an understanding of organizing and sequencing thoughts, tying them together in a way that makes sense to the reader and sometimes a bit of research. It is recommended that students participate in writing their own informational essay on a topic of their choice. This will allow them to apply all that they are learning through the exercises in this unit.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Guided Lesson
Write Me a Story
Write Me a Story
Lesson Plan
Write Me a Story
We all love to tell stories, but a good story is clearly organized. In this lesson students will learn how to use transition words and strong endings when writing narratives.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What Is Code?
What Is Code?
Lesson Plan
What Is Code?
What is code? In this lesson you'll introduce students to the concept of code (a system of symbols used for communication) using both physical and virtual experiences.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Fourth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Fourth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Workbook
Fourth Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Help children prepare for their fourth grade debut with Week 1 of our Fourth Grade Fall Review Packet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Adding Transition Words
Adding Transition Words
Worksheet
Adding Transition Words
Have fun with functional and informative transitions with this cooking-themed activity. Students will solidify their knowledge of important transition words to improve their sequencing and informational writing skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Grammar 3
Grammar 3
Guided Lesson
Grammar 3
As students become more sophisticated writers, they begin to understand that words have different “jobs” in a sentence. These jobs can be thought of as parts of speech. In this word study unit, students will learn about the work that transition words, prepositions, verbs, adverbs and adjectives do. Students will also explore how certain kinds of words work together, like verbs and adverbs.
4th grade
Guided Lesson
Time and Sequence Words Practice
Time and Sequence Words Practice
Worksheet
Time and Sequence Words Practice
Children learn to identify and use common time and sequence words in this grammar and vocabulary worksheet.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Create Your Own Story
Create Your Own Story
Lesson Plan
Create Your Own Story
Provide your ELs with extra practice using transition words to create a story. This activity can be used as a stand alone or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Life-Size Maze
Life-Size Maze
Lesson Plan
Life-Size Maze
In this lesson, students will create a set of instructions for navigating a life-size maze.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
My Robot Friend
My Robot Friend
Lesson Plan
My Robot Friend
What is a robot? What can robots do? Computer programmers tell robots what to do by creating a sequence of commands. In this lesson, students work in pairs to program a robot to act out the story from the mini story book *My Friend.*
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Peace
Learning How to Practice Peace
Lesson Plan
Learning How to Practice Peace
In this lesson, students will learn how to practice peace when they feel hurt or have a disagreement. These steps can be followed whenever conflict arises in the classroom.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Linking Ideas with Transition Words
Linking Ideas with Transition Words
Worksheet
Linking Ideas with Transition Words
The use of transition words helps make writing smooth and connected. Use this exercise with your students to teach them to use linking words to connect ideas within their writing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Creating Cause and Effect Skits
Creating Cause and Effect Skits
Lesson Plan
Creating Cause and Effect Skits
Help your ELs look deeply at cause and effect at the sentence level. Using skits to reinforce comprehension, this lesson can be used as a support lesson for Learning About Cause and Effect! or a stand alone activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Explain Fraction Conversions
Explain Fraction Conversions
Lesson Plan
Explain Fraction Conversions
Encourage students to explain their processes when converting from a mixed number to an improper fraction, and back again. Use this lesson on its own or as support to the lesson Single Strategy for Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan

Transition Words Resources

Transitions words help smooth out one’s writing. They allow one thought to flow to the next without making the reader notice. With enough practice, your student will learn how to use transition words in their writing. Use our worksheets, activities and games to help them master this most important part of speech.

Learn More About Transition Words

Transition words help the reader progress from one thought to the next seamlessly. They provide logical structure and organization in an essay and are essential in reading comprehension, thus, using the right transition is key to good writing. They not only connect ideas, but they also introduce a shift in thought or topic and provide contrast, emphasis or a conclusion, among many things. Encourage your students to use as many transitions as possible!

Transition words can be categorized in the following ways:

To illustrate
Thus, for example, for instance, namely, to illustrate, in other words, in particular, specifically, such as

To provide contrast
On the contrary, contrarily, notwithstanding, but, however, nevertheless, in spite of, in contrast, yet, on one hand, on the other hand

To add detail or a point
For example, in addition to, furthermore, moreover, besides, than, too, also, further, last, finally, consequently, therefore

To indicate the passage of time
After, afterward, before, then, once, next, last, at last, at length

To indicate movement or space
At the left, at the right, in the center, on top, below, beneath, under, around, above

To indicate concession
Although, at any rate, at least, still, thought, even though, granted that, in spite of, of course

To indicate similarity or comparison
Similarly, likewise, in like fashion, in like manner, analogous to

For emphasis
Above all, indeed, truly, of course, certainly, surely, in fact, really, in truth, again, besides, furthermore, in addition

To add details
Specifically, especially, in particular, to explain, to list, to enumerate, in detail, namely, including

To indicate consequence or result
So that, with the result that, thus, consequently, hence, accordingly, for this reason, therefore, because

To summarize
Therefore, finally, consequently, thus, in short, in conclusion, as a result, accordingly

To suggest
For this purpose, to this end, with this in mind, with this purpose in mind, therefore