How to Use Connective Words in Sentences


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Which of these connective words doesn't connect similar or related ideas?

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1. Which of these is NOT a sequencing word?

2. Which word would you use to clarify a position?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to help aid your understanding of connective words. They will ask questions regarding the types of connective words, and when it is appropriate to use each.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students will be asked questions on the following types of connective words:

  • Connectors
  • Sequencing words
  • Conclusion words
  • Words that explain similarities between two ideas

Skills Practiced

Those who use the quiz and worksheet will be sharpening these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull information from the accompanying lesson on connective words
  • Defining key concepts - accurately identify examples of key terms like conclusion and sequencing words
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various types of connective words and understand when to use each

Additional Learning

For more on this subject, check out the related lesson titled How to Use Connective Words in Sentences. It will help you achieve these goals:

  • Define connective words
  • Identify the several types of connective words and their roles in sentences
  • Differentiate between the two main functions of sequencing words