Kiosk Guides for Learning

Life is pleasant.
Death is peaceful.
It's the transition
that's troublesome.
Isaac Asimov
1920 - 1992, American author/biochemist

American spelling exercises:
"y" with suffixes

Transitional Words and Phrases:

There are three main reasons
for using transitional phrases within your writing:

  1. Using transitional words and phrases helps papers read more smoothly by providing coherence
  2. A coherent paper allows the reader to flow from the first supporting point to the next
  3. Transitions indicate relations, whether from sentence to sentence, from paragraph to paragraph, or from one idea to the next.

Scroll over category for words, phrases, and examples.
* Each transitional word has a meaning best determined by a dictionary.
Context always determines the best transitional word to use.


Vocabulary and spelling guides

Transitional words & phrases | More transitions | Transitional word game
Essay terms and directives | Modifiers & commas |
Spelling strategies | Spelling rules & exercises | Common misspelled words |
There - They're - Their | Too - Two - To | "Y" with suffixes |
Prefixes and root words | Suffixes and silent "e" |
Mapping vocabulary | Picturing vocabulary | American alphabet recited