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1 Transition Words Transition Words are words that…. Establish clear connections or ideas and… Ensure that sentences flow together smoothly making them easier to read.

2 The Relatives Came Relatives In the Summer When the grapes were nearly purple enough to pick They left at four in the morning When it was still dark They drove all day long and into the night Finally they pulled into our yard Then it was hugging time

3 The Relatives Came Relatives And finally after a big supper Finally, after a long time When it was still dark

4 Transitions Change the Meaning of a Sentence Dad and I went fishing. Mom made our lunch. The meaning changes depending on the where and what the transition word is. For example, Dad and I went fishing. / Meanwhile / Mom made our lunch. After / Dad and I went fishing, / Mom made our lunch. Before / Dad and I went fishing, / Mom made our lunch. Dad and I went fishing / after / Mom made our lunch. While / Dad and I went fishing, / Mom made our lunch.

5 Some Common and Not So Common Transitions and Phrases (more than one word) Time Transitions Shortly after thatMeanwhileSoon Along the wayBefore longEarlier After all of thatLater onEventually An hour laterWithout delayImmediately At that very moment At last Later that same day During all of thisAs soon as Not a moment too soon While this was happening

6 Embedded Transitions Transitions that appear within the paragraph. For example, Ist was in the summer of the year when the relatives came. They came up from Virginia. They left when their grapes were nearly purple enough to pick but not quite.

7 What are Transitions? Transition Words are words that…. Establish clear connections or ideas and… Ensure that sentences flow together smoothly making them easier to read.


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