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56 resources with the keyterm transitions

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Writing Connections: Link Writing to Pupils' Daily Lives

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Engage your learners in writing a set of instructions that relates to their experiences.
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Shakespeare and Poe Teach Six-Trait Writing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A Six-Trait Writing instructional activity helps your middle schoolers liven up their word choice and shows them how to evaluate their own writing. Class members take a close look at the language used in poems by Shakespeare, Kipling,...
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Unleash Your Inner Editor

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Now that your new novelists have finished their first draft, it's time for them to unleash their inner editors! As part of the National Novel Writing Month program, this worksheet is one of the last of a series guiding writers through...
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Writing Reference Sheet

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Print out this handy reference page double sided and distribute it to your class. Individuals can use the page to aid them as they work on their topic sentences, transitions, conclusions, and paragraph structure. There is plenty of...
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Weekly Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 6th
Attention, new special education teachers! Starting out the year is difficult, especially in your first year. Here is a wonderful weekly plan that was developed by an exceptionally organized special educator. The weeklong schedule...
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Preparing for High School and Beyond

For Teachers 7th - 8th
College readiness can start very early in an individual's academic career. Jr. high schoolers discuss the transitions and challenges they expect to face during high school and beyond. Two worksheets are included, one in English and one...
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Preparing for High School and Beyond

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders might be intimidated about going to high school and they may not think they'll ever go to college. Ease those fears while making college readiness an eighth grade reality. In teams, pupils fill out several worksheets while...
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Comprehension Instructional Routine: Sequence of Events in Text

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
If you're looking for a detailed lesson on event sequencing from informational text, you've found it. There is an entire script for you to draw from as you explore order of events and sequence words. Scaffolding is key here; learners...
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Moving through a Machine

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Explore organization and sentence fluency in this Six-Traits lesson. After reading chapter three of Robert McCloskey's Homer Price, young writers work together to construct a paragraph inspired by the donut-making machine that is...
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Six-Trait Writing Lesson Plan: Organization

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Having a firm grasp on organization can help young authors write with purpose. Using this resource, they list the components of a narrative which include an introduction, body, and strong conclusion. They discuss how to implement these...
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Connectors Exercise: Transitional Words

For Students 3rd - 8th
Transitional words and phrases make writing smooth and ease oral fluency. This resource gives English  learners a chance to practice using common connecting words and phrases like above all, firstly (sic), instead, etc. Answers are...
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Transition Words and Phrases

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Begin the lesson plan by modeling how to connect two sentences with a transition word. After doing five examples together, have learners work together to correctly edit a list of sentences provided. Finally, learners look back at their...
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Using Compare and Contrast Key Words

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Compare and contrast while challenging your class with this higher-level thinking and reading comprehension lesson. After observing the teacher model comparing and contrasting bats and birds, learners read passages about two towns. They...
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Although, Despite, and In Spite of Exercise

For Students 4th - 8th
Class members read example sentences using although, despite, or in spite of properly, use them to fill in the blanks to complete sentences, and create personal examples. Students answer 21 questions.
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Signal Words: But and Because

For Students 4th - 8th
Use two of the most common signal words to teach your learners how to predict what might happen next while reading texts. Although there are many, but and because are the signal words selected for this sheet. Consider pointing out how...
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Signal Words in Expository Text

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Signal words are one way that authors make the relationships between their ideas clear. Allow your learners the chance to investigate cause and effect in texts by identifying signal words. They locate and analyze cause-and-effect...
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Persuasive Writing - Anticipating Opposing Views

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Persuasion, when used effectively, is a powerful and effective tool. In groups, young writers develop a persuasive letter about something that they would like their parents to allow them to do. Then, independently, they use proper...
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Dance Sequences and Phrases

For Teachers 8th - 12th
A series of lessons about dance would be a great addition to your physical education class. Straightforward as well as creative, it teaches the basic skills of dance movement. A rubric helps guide the dancers to let them know what steps...
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The Bing, the Bang, and the Bongo: The Five-Paragraph Essay

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Create a five-paragraph essay easily with the bing, the bang, and the bongo method! Learners write an introduction with the thesis containing three parts. Your three body paragraphs then expand upon each part of the thesis. An example is...
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My School

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers practice their foreign language skills through the creation of film highlighting a visual tour through their school to be produced in the language that they are studying. The film can be sent to pen pals in another country.
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Compare and Contrast

For Students 6th - 7th
Practice comparing and contrasting with this straightforward activity. Young writers compose several different compare and contrast paragraphs about several topics (transportation, sports, relatives, subject areas, a dog and cat). The...
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Why Transition?

For Teachers 7th
Help your class transition into better writers with this lesson, which guides them through the process of adding transitions to increase sentence fluency and organization. The activity is designed for a classroom with a SMART board, but...
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Concluding Paragraph Worksheet (W.6.3e)

For Students 6th Standards
Are you working on an essay in your class? If so, consider this resource, which provides some information about a concluding paragraph. Writers might use one of the provided transition words to begin their concluding paragraphs in the...
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Paragraph Construction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is a paragraph? This question drives the PowerPoint. Viewers discuss important elements of a solid paragraph, transitions between paragraphs, and strategies for editing. Show this presentation and then look at an example paragraph...