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Unformatted text preview: cause-effect, contrast/exception, etc). Briefly Discuss. Note if transition words from a particular category are used more often than others. Ask students why this may be (auth ors purpose, etc). IF YOU HAVE TIME OR FOR ANOTHER ACTIVITY: Ask students to take the transition words OUT of the reading by crossing them out. Read the selection aloud without the transitions. Ask students: What happens when the transition words are taken out? Does the reading make sense? Does it sound funny or bad? Why? Ask students to take each of the transition words crossed out and list at least one alternative to each. Direct students to place alternative transition words into the reading. How does it sound?...
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- Spring '11