Transition Words Worksheets:
Sentence Practice - What words or phrases fit into the gaps? : Read each sentence carefully and choose the most appropriate transition to fill in
the blanks in the sentences. Use each term only once. Capitalize when necessary.
Transition Exercise - Talk about free response questions! Create an original sentence or pair of sentences using
the words that are indicated.
Make a Paper Airplane - Here is a pretty cool theme for you to work with. Below, in order, are the steps to making a paper airplane. Read the
steps. Then rewrite them as a paragraph, choosing appropriate transitions from
the list above. Write your paragraph on the back of this page, or on a separate
sheet of paper. Don't forget to give you paragraph a title and a good topic
Transitions: Definition - Transitions help us organize details in our writing. Read each sentence below. Choose from the words above to fill in
the blanks. Use each word only once.
Compare | Contrast - Comparison means
to show how two or more items are the same. Contrast
means to show how they are different. The focus can be on
just similarities, just differences, or both
Signal Patterns - Write two sentences using the words given for each type of transition.
Using Transition Words - You can have a lot of fun without spending a lot of money. At the end of the paragraph, circle the
pattern of organization that is used in the paragraph.
Putting Them to Work - Read each sentence carefully and choose the most appropriate transition to fill in the blanks in the sentences. You can only use each term once.
Patterns of Organization - Choose one of the patterns of organization from the box that best describes the pattern you think the author will follow in the paragraph.
Different Forms - Read each sentence. Underline the transition word or words. Then select what kind of transition it is and write its letter on the line.
Cause and Effect - One kind of transition word indicates a cause and effect relationship between two things in a sentence, or between things in multiple sentences.