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Transitions and Topic Sentences

Transitions and Topic Sentences

Author: Laura Kniffin

This packet reviews:

New Terms and Definitions
How to transition from one paragraph to the next
How to transition between sentences
Proper use of topic sentences

This packet includes slides and text on new terms, transitions, and topic sentences.

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New Terms:

Transitions: Work as glue to make your thoughts coherent and organized. Clarifies the relationship between thoughts and ideas for your readers. There are transitional words, expressions, and sentences.

Topic Sentence: Usually the first sentence in each body paragraph. Gives the main point the paragraph is going to make.

Transitional Words and Expressions

Topic Sentences