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How to Determine the Text Structure of a Passage Using Transitions

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The pattern of organization within a passage is:

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1. Words or phrases that help to connect sentences or ideas are:

2. Which of the following transitions does NOT indicate an order of events:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Transitions are an important part of creating readable text. This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your understanding of how transitions work, including which ones work best in different situations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • Another word for organizational patterns in a passage
  • What word refers to words or phrases that connect sentences or ideas
  • The meanings of different transitional words
  • Identifying the correct transition for a given purpose

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet use the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on transitions in writing
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding transitions and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about using the most useful word in a given situation

Additional Learning

You can review the topic of transitions and text organization by reading the lesson called How to Determine the Text Structure of a Passage Using Transitions. This lesson will cover the following:

  • How writers may structure their writing differently depending on what style it is
  • What words correspond with what writing style
  • The way a lack of transitions may affect a work
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