How to Write and Use Transition Sentences


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How can writers prepare readers for new ideas?

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1. Words and phrases that help carry a thought from one idea to the next are referred to as _____.

2. Which of the following effectively utilizes a transition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of writing and using transition sentences. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include writing effective body paragraphs and the definition of transition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Easing readers into new ideas
  • An example of a transition
  • How to make body paragraphs effective
  • How to make an essay flow from paragraph to paragraph

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on writing and using transition sentences
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the purpose of transitions and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding body paragraph organization

Additional Learning

To learn more about essay writing, review the accompanying lesson on Writing and Using Transition Sentences. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the importance of an effective thesis statement
  • Define transition
  • Understand how transitions are important between sentences, within paragraphs, and between paragraphs