Access Point #: LAFS.5.W.1.AP.2eArchived Access Point

Use transitional words, phrases and clauses that connect ideas and create cohesion within writing.

Essential Understandings


  • Identify transitional words, phrases and clauses (e.g., another, for example, also, and because) that the writer might use to connect ideas within categories in an informational text.
  • Insert the appropriate signal word in provided text.
  • Insert the appropriate transition word in a provided text.
General Information
Number: LAFS.5.W.1.AP.2e
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14

Related Standards

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