Making Connections With Transitional Words And It's A Fact

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Making Connections With Transitional Words And It

Quiz to test understanding of transitional word and using supporting examples mini lesson. For use with persuasion unit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Transitional words are used to show how ideas are __________.
    • A. 

      Different

    • B. 

      Connected

    • C. 

      Understood

    • D. 

      Silly

  • 2. 
    Transitional words are used in persuasive writing because they help you show both sides of the argument.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Choose the best transitional word(s) to fill in the blank.  Extending the school year will allow students to learn more; __________ it might cause them to miss out on important family vacations.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      On the other hand

    • C. 

      However

    • D. 

      In other words

  • 4. 
    Choose the best transitional word(s) to fill in the blank.  Physical Education is an important part of the school day; __________ most students are members of sports teams and get their exercise in that manner.
    • A. 

      While

    • B. 

      Because

    • C. 

      To sum up

    • D. 

      However

  • 5. 
    A successful persuasive essay argues opinions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In order to be convincing, you must first give the facts and then provide statements that support the facts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Fact or Opinion? Everyone should take music lessons and play an instrument.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 8. 
    Fact or Opinion? Celery is a green vegetable.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 9. 
    Fact or Opinion? Mr. V is the coolest teacher.
    • A. 

      Fact

    • B. 

      Opinion

  • 10. 
    Identify the opinion in this passage. Most children only go to school for 180 days, but I think they should go longer. There are several reasons for my opinion. First, I think a longer school year would give students more time to improve their skills. Second, it would give students a change to become better at skills they already have. Third, students would become use to working all year long. Finally, parents who have to work would appreciate knowing their children are safe at school. I think there should be a longer school year and I hope it starts soon!
    • A. 

      Most children only go to school for 180 days

    • B. 

      But I think they should go longer

  • 11. 
    Identify the fact in this passage. Most children only go to school for 180 days, but I think they should go longer. There are several reasons for my opinion. First, I think a longer school year would give students more time to improve their skills. Second, it would give students a change to become better at skills they already have. Third, students would become use to working all year long. Finally, parents who have to work would appreciate knowing their children are safe at school. I think there should be a longer school year and I hope it starts soon!
    • A. 

      Most children only go to school for 180 days

    • B. 

      But I think they should go longer

  • 12. 
    Identify a supporting detail in this passage. Most children only go to school for 180 days, but I think they should go longer. There are several reasons for my opinion. First, I think a longer school year would give students more time to improve their skills. Second, it would give students a change to become better at skills they already have. Third, students would become use to working all year long. Finally, parents who have to work would appreciate knowing their children are safe at school. I think there should be a longer school year and I hope it starts soon!
    • A. 

      I think a longer school year would give students more time to improve their skills.

    • B. 

      It would give students a change to become better at skills they already have.

    • C. 

      Students would become use to working all year long

    • D. 

      Parents who have to work would appreciate knowing their children are safe at school.

    • E. 

      All of the above