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This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

How to write an academic abstract

This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

Transitional words and phrases. Use something besides first next last.....

DISCOURSE MARKERS / CONNECTORS

Fantastic resource for transitional words and phrases  for OPINION WRITING  --- I "MUSTACHE" YOUR OPINION (AN OPINION WRITING UNIT)

I "Mustache" Your Opinion (An Opinion Writing Unit)

Fantastic resource for transitional words and phrases for OPINION WRITING --- I "MUSTACHE" YOUR OPINION (AN OPINION WRITING UNIT)

The Silent Transition Game that will Save Your Sanity - try this when you need a minute to get ready for your next lesson, a great trick for elementary teachers

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The Silent Transition Game that will Save Your Sanity - try this when you need a minute to get ready for your next lesson, a great trick for elementary teachers

Using Transition Words to Connect Ideas - LOVE these Free Printable Worksheet Activities www.k12reader.com

Transition Words Worksheet: Connecting Ideas

It's Spring!! What better way to celebrate this beautiful season than to plant seeds?!  This sequencing activity includes: -Five step cards that have clear transition/sequence words. Students can put these cards in order during at a literacy center to practice sequencing.  -A worksheet (students number steps). This could be use as morning work, homework, and/or a quick assessment/quiz. -A writing page for your students to practice composing an informational text/how-to paragraph.

How to Plant Seeds Sequencing Activity

It's Spring!! What better way to celebrate this beautiful season than to plant seeds?! This sequencing activity includes: -Five step cards that have clear transition/sequence words. Students can put these cards in order during at a literacy center to practice sequencing. -A worksheet (students number steps). This could be use as morning work, homework, and/or a quick assessment/quiz. -A writing page for your students to practice composing an informational text/how-to paragraph.

It's Spring!! What better way to celebrate this beautiful season than to plant seeds?!  This sequencing activity includes: -Five step cards that have clear transition/sequence words. Students can put these cards in order during at a literacy center to practice sequencing.  -A worksheet (students number steps). This could be use as morning work, homework, and/or a quick assessment/quiz. -A writing page for your students to practice composing an informational text/how-to paragraph.

How to Plant Seeds Sequencing Activity

It's Spring!! What better way to celebrate this beautiful season than to plant seeds?! This sequencing activity includes: -Five step cards that have clear transition/sequence words. Students can put these cards in order during at a literacy center to practice sequencing. -A worksheet (students number steps). This could be use as morning work, homework, and/or a quick assessment/quiz. -A writing page for your students to practice composing an informational text/how-to paragraph.

Transition Word Lists for Narrative and Expository Writing

Transition Word Lists for Narrative and Expository Writing

Transition Word Lists for Narrative and Expository Writing This reference can be kept in students writing folders to reference whenever they are writing.

Transition Words and Phrases Lists and Sorting Activities. Supports common core! Transitional words and transitional phrases are useful in writing clear and fluent paragraphs, but students need to be familiar with when to use them. Includes a Word Splash of Transition Words with a graphic organizer for sorting, several different handouts with lists of useful transition words, and a categorizing worksheet.for groups to work on and discuss.

Transition Words and Phrases

Transition Words and Phrases Lists and Sorting Activities. Supports common core! Transitional words and transitional phrases are useful in writing clear and fluent paragraphs, but students need to be familiar with when to use them. Includes a Word Splash of Transition Words with a graphic organizer for sorting, several different handouts with lists of useful transition words, and a categorizing worksheet.for groups to work on and discuss.