Use the following transition words to fill in the blanks below.Transition Words
(click show hints to see their definitions)admittedly
in spite of
Mike is running for class president, but his best friend Sulley is not supporting him.
"Sulley, why wouldn't you vote for me for Class President? If you do not vote for me, our friendship is over!"
"Mike, get some sense into your head.
our friendship, I need to prioritize the needs of our class first.
you are a decent candidate, but there are better ones out there.
"Who? You mean Johnny Worthington III? Come on, he is just a mean-spirited bully.
his fellow bullies, he makes everyone in class miserable. I once saw him take away our friend Peter Schwartz's XBox.
he hid the XBox in a bookshelf in the library behind a bunch of French books."
"Mike, let's agree to disagree for the moment being. I am not talking about Johnny Worthington. I actually want to run myself! Sulley for President - you think that slogan sounds good?"
And Mike's jaw just drops to the floor.
Aligned with Common Core:
W.9-10.1c, W.9-10.2c, W.11-12.1c, W.11-12.2c - Use words, phrases, and
clauses as well as varied syntax to link the major sections of the text,
create cohesion etc.