Vocabulary
Definition
Find the transition words.
Use the transition word in a sentence.
Challenge!

100

_______________ how to sew, I would need to show you on a sewing machine.
a. To illustrate
b. Eventually
c. Hence
d. Furthermore
What is to illustrate?

100

In addition
a. show time
b. show cause and effect
c. compare or contrast
d. support a main idea
What is support a main idea?

100

In order to sing like Justin Beiber, first, you need to get a Beiber hair do. Then, you need to dye your hair blond. Finally, you need to learn Beiber dance moves.
What is first, then, and finally?

100

first
What is first?

100

In order to make macaroni, ____________, you need to boil the water. _______________, you need to put in the macaroni. After cooking the pasta and draining the water, you need to mix it with cheese and milk. ______________, serve it in a bowl.

200

_______________ fifteen inches of snow, school was cancelled.
a. Furthermore
b. Consequently
c. Hence
d. Due to
What is due to?

200

Finally
a. show time
b. show cause and effect
c. compare or contrast
d. support a main idea
What is show time?

200

Both Ms. Sara and Ms. Marybeth are compassionate people. However while Ms. Sara has brown hair, Ms. Marybeth has blond hair.
What is both and however?

200

both
What is both?

200

_______________ Nicki Minaj and Justin Beiber are famous singers. _______________ they are different because one is female and the other is male.

300

At the end of the school day, I am always very tired. _______________, I drink a cup of tea when I get home.
a. Hence
b. Eventually
c. Furthermore
d. Consequently
What is hence?

300

However
a. show time
b. show cause and effect
c. compare or contrast
d. support a main idea
What is compare or contrast?

300

I make my own cleaning supplies because they are better for the environment. Furthermore, they are cheaper.
What is furthermore?

300

however
What is however?

300

Bruce Lee took an aspirin and a muscle relaxant. Unfortunately, this caused brain swelling. _______________, Bruce Lee died.

400

I forgot to take the casserole out of the oven. _______________, the casserole was burnt.
a. eventually
b.initially
c.consequently
d.furthermore
What is consequently?
or
What is eventually?

400

Similarly
a. show time
b. show cause and effect
c. compare or contrast
d. support a main idea
What is compare or contrast?

400

Warsan really likes Nicki Minaj. Therefore, Warson bought Pink Friday.
What is therefore?

400

for example
What is for example?

400

While some people say that Bruce Lee died from brain swelling, others believe that his death was a result of poisoning _______________ the Chinese mafia.

500

Jibran wants to be a master of kung fu. _______________, after many years of studying, he recieved a black belt.
a. eventually
b.consequently
c.furthermore
d. initially
What is eventually?
or
What is consequently?

500

As a result
a. show time
b. show cause and effect
c. compare or contrast
d. support a main idea
What is show cause and effect?

500

Speaking two languages has many benefits. For example, students who know two languages will eventually outperform students who only know one language. Another reason is that students who are bilingual have greater self-esteem, creativity, and problem solving skills. In addition, being bilingual is a great resume booster.
What is for example, another reason, and in addition?

500

As a result
What is as a result?

500

Ahmed is a good student. _______________ he always turns in his homework. _______________ he is on time to class. _______________ he tries his best to understand and study the material.