Middle School Transition Words List

Middle School Transition Words List!

Transition Words

Conjunctive adverbs and conjunctions are the two most common forms of transitions, Transition words can be categorized into the following groups:

  1. Illustration
  2. Contrast
  3. Clarifications
  4. Conclusion
  5. Concession
  6. Restatement
  7. Generalization
  8. Condition
  9. Reason
  10. Order
  11. Reference
  12. Emphasis
  13. Result
  14. Comparison / similarity
  15. Space / Location

Transition Words List

Emphasis

  • In truth
  • Last
  • Coupled with
  • First
  • In detail
  • Further
  • To clarify
  • Surprisingly
  • Third
  • To repeat
  • To emphasize
  • Additionally / an additional
  • Clearly
  • It should be noted
  • Along with
  • Positively
  • Also
  • Especially
  • Moreover
  • Not only…but also
  • Apart from this
  • Never
  • Chiefly
  • Importantly
  • And
  • Finally
  • Above all
  • In addition to this
  • Without a doubt
  • Similarily
  • Absolutely
  • In addition
  • Unquestionably
  • With attention
  • Indeed
  • Undoubtedly
  • Truly
  • Of course
  • Too
  • As well as
  • As well as that
  • Second
  • Naturally
  • Together with
  • Furthermore
  • In the same fashion
  • Besides
  • Obviously
  • Particularly / in particular
  • Even
  • Definitely
  • Not to mention

Order

  • Above all
  • About
  • Tomorrow
  • Third/ thirdly
  • Since
  • Prior to
  • Second/ secondly
  • Subsequently
  • After
  • Before
  • Not long after
  • Previously
  • At this time
  • Now
  • Later
  • To begin with
  • Finally
  • Next
  • Momentarily
  • First/ firstly
  • Lastly and most importantly
  • Last but not least
  • In turn
  • Eventually
  • In the first place
  • Once
  • From this point
  • Following

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Middle School Transition Words List

Reason

  • With this purpose
  • With this intention
  • For the purpose of
  • Seeing that
  • Provided that
  • Owing to
  • In view of
  • With this in mind
  • In order to
  • In fact
  • So that
  • Because of
  • Granted that
  • Given that

Contrast

  • Nonetheless
  • Nor
  • Notwithstanding
  • Rather
  • On the other hand
  • Instead
  • In opposition
  • Nevertheless
  • However
  • In contrast (to)
  • While
  • Whereas
  • Alternatively
  • Even so
  • Differing from
  • Despite/in spite of
  • Though
  • Unlike
  • Up against
  • As opposed to
  • Yet
  • Conversely
  • Contrary to
  • Contrarily

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Middle School Transition Words List

Illustration

  • For example/ For instance
  • As an example of
  • To simplify
  • To demonstrate
  • Such as
  • Proof of this
  • Specifically
  • To clarify
  • For one thing
  • Including
  • On this occasion
  • Illustrated by
  • Like
  • In the case of
  • To demonstrate/ To clarify
  • In this situation
  • In this case
  • In another case
  • Namely

Clarification

  • To put it another way
  • To make plain
  • To put it clearly
  • To simplify
  • To break it down
  • I mean
  • In other words
  • Inlay terms
  • To explain
  • Simply stated
  • To clearly define
  • In explanation
  • Simply put
  • That is to say
  • In simple terms

Conclusion

  • Briefly
  • As you can see
  • As shown above
  • As demonstrated above
  • All things considered
  • Ultimately
  • Usually
  • Altogether
  • By and large
  • To conclude
  • To summarize
  • To end
  • On the whole
  • As noted
  • Given these points
  • Generally speaking
  • In any event
  • Therefore
  • Overall
  • In brief
  • In the final analysis
  • In the end
  • In summary
  • In a word
  • In short
  • To sum up
  • In essence
  • In conclusion

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Transition Words List

Condition

  • Granted that
  • In that case
  • If
  • While
  • Although this may be true
  • As
  • Even if
  • Because of
  • When
  • Unless
  • Whenever
  • Since
  • Then
  • Only if
  • On the condition that
  • Lest
  • Given that
  • In the event that

Similarity/Comparison

  • Both
  • Likewise
  • Same as
  • As with
  • Similar to
  • Just as…so too
  • In contrast
  • In comparison
  • Like
  • In the same way
  • Most important
  • Even though
  • Just like
  • Similarly
  • Equally
  • Resembles
  • Equal
  • Alike
  • Still another
  • Either
  • In common
  • By the same token
  • Just as
  • Compare
  • Despite this
  • Correspondingly
  • In a similar manner
  • Similarly
  • As with
  • In like manner
  • In the spitting image of
  • In the same way
  • Of contrast
  • Likewise

Concession

  • Even so
  • In spite of
  • Be that as it may
  • However
  • Although/Even though
  • Nevertheless
  • Up to a point
  • Regardless of this
  • And yet
  • Even though
  • All the same
  • And still
  • Nonetheless
  • Even if
  • Albeit
  • Although
  • Admittedly

Restatement

  • Reiterated
  • Put another way
  • Put differently
  • Namely
  • In simple terms
  • In short
  • In simple language
  • In summation
  • Said differently
  • Simply put
  • Simplified
  • Otherwise stated
  • In other words
  • In a nutshell
  • Expressed simply
  • Alternatively stated
  • That is to say
  • Alternatively
  • To put it differently

Reference

  • Concerning
  • Considering
  • With respect to
  • As far as
  • As applied to
  • In connection to
  • With regards to
  • The fact that
  • Speaking about/of
  • Regarding
  • Pertaining to
  • In terms

Generalization

  • On the whole
  • Usually
  • As a rule
  • Normally
  • Generally speaking
  • For the most part
  • On the whole
  • In most cases
  • Predominately
  • Often
  • Commonly
  • Typically
  • Mostly
  • Broadly speaking
  • In general/ Generally
  • More often than not
  • Mainly
  • Regularly
  • Overall

Space/ Location

  • Surrounding
  • To the left
  • Underneath
  • Adjacent
  • Across
  • Opposite
  • On top
  • Over
  • Next to
  • On bottom
  • Beneath
  • Below
  • Nearby
  • Near
  • Adjacent
  • Around
  • At the rear

Result

  • As a consequence (of)
  • Thus
  • Accordingly
  • Consequently
  • As a result
  • Then
  • Thereupon
  • Forthwith
  • Therefore
  • For this reason
  • Hence
  • Due to

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