Essay Transitions

 

 

Example Openers:  Here are some openers to use to start your Concrete Details:

        For example,

        For instance,

        Most noticeably,

        In the story/poem/book/chapter,

        As seen in the story,

        In fact,

        In addition,

        Another example/instance,

        To begin with,

        As presented by the author,

 

Support Transitions: Here are some transitional openers for your Commentaries:

        In other words,

        Clearly,

        Furthermore,

        However,

        Nonetheless,

        In regards to

        One can see

        This shows that (use this sparingly)

        Consequently,

        Thus,

        Hence,

 

Concluding sentence Openers: Here are some ways to open your concluding sentences:

        Thus,

        Hence,

        So,

        Finally,

        Overall,

        Lastly,

        In the end,

        Clearly,