Are there only four categories ? How many transition words are listed ? I was hoping this would help my middle schoolers . Thank you.
There are 7 categories which each include 14 words/phrases.
The ones not shown are:
Emphasize a point: by all means, with attention to, more importantly, with this in mind, for this reason, significantly, in particular, even more, to repeat, to point out, to be sure, again, truly, in fact.
Conclude or Summarize: as can be seen, as shown above, generally speaking, in the long run, for the most part, in summary, altogether, in any event, in conclusion, therefore, because, as a result, overall, finally.
Compare and Contrast: even though, otherwise, either/or, likewise, however, regardless, then again, in contrast, above all, although, similarly, also, but, still.
Add Information: furthermore, in the first place, for example, considering, in addition, besides, moreover, of course, another, along with, as well, other, again, too.
Clarify: to put it another way, in this case, to demonstrate, in other words, this can be seen, in order to, in the hope that, as a result, for instance, up to a point, to clarify, I mean, in short, that is.
Date published: 2017-08-23