Use the following transition words to fill in the blanks below.Transition Words and their definitions:despite
- without being affected by, in spite of in other words
- to say it in a different way not only
- usually used as "not only... but also"; links 2 similar things or ideassuddenly
- quickly and unexpectedlyPassage:
You were walking straight into your favorite hotdog place for their Tuesdays specials ($4 for 2 large hotdogs).
you stopped, when you caught a glimpse of your favorite rapper, Jay-Z, in the restaurant.
"Whaddup, Jay-Z, I am a huge fan of yours. My name is Sandra. Excuse my look - I guess I am just surprised to see you here," you said with a little bit of star shock on your face.
"Why? Sandra, you are surprised that
all the money I have made, I would still come to a hotdog joint to take advantage of their special Tuesday deal?" Jay-Z laughed. "Let me tell you something, Sandra. When you make it big, you don't go around dropping your cash at fancy places. You must
stay humble, but also remember where you come from.
, you have to keep it real."
"Thanks Jay-Z. Ttyl and you keep it real too."
Aligned with Common Core:
W.6.1c, W.6.2c, W.6.3c - transition words
W.7.1c, W.7.2c, W.7.3c - transition words
W.8.1c, W.8.2c, W.8.3c - transition words