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Signal Words for Contrast and Examples

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Julia Lee

on 23 October 2015

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Transcript of Signal Words for Contrast and Examples

Signal Words for Contrast
Contrast (n.) the state of being strikingly different from something else, typically something in juxtaposition or close association.

Words like:
however
although
though
despite
but
in contrast to
rather
Signal Words for Examples
Examples (n.) A demonstration or a justification of an action, activity, writing, etc. that gives a clear idea of what must be done
Practice #1 (Contrast)
Fill in the blanks of the missing signal words for contrast

1. The circus act continued _________ the acrobats falling and the elephant falling asleep in the middle of its' routine.

2. ________, the amount of people that showed up at the next performance had dropped drastically to only the clowns family members.

3. The acrobats continued on with the show, ________ many of the spectators had left.
Practice #2 (Example)
Fill in the blanks of the missing signal words for example

1. The musical went well, _______ the last one which ended with a standing ovation.

2. The actors received gifts _________ flower bouquets.

3. _____ the audience, the director was very proud of the musical they had put on.
Signal Words for Example Assessment
QUICK REVIEW
Contrast Words:
however
although
though
despite
but
in contrast to
rather
unlike
on the other hand
as opposed to
nevertheless
yet
while
THE END!
Signal Words for Contrast and Examples
By: Julia Lee, Angela Huh, and Min Choi
unlike
on the other hand
as opposed to
nevertheless
yet
while
Words like:
for example
for instance
such as
like
other
one kind
includes, including
despite
However
although
Signal Words for Contrast Assessment
such as
including
Like
1. ______ the fact that the teachers were trying to quiet the students, their efforts were in vain.
Copy the sentences down and fill in the blanks for the signal worlds involving contrast.
Practice Activity Instructions
Instructions:
1. You will be given one marker, one eraser, and one whiteboard.
2. You will be sharing the three items with your team. In this case, your team is your row.
3. We will be giving you a few sentences with blanks that you and your team must fill out.
4. Work together and come up with reasonable answers for each one.
Example Words:
for example
for instance
such as
like
other
one kind
includes, including
Word box:
however
although
though
despite
but
in contrast to
rather
unlike
on the other hand
as opposed to
nevertheless
yet
while
Word box:
for example
for instance
such as
like
other
one kind
includes
including

2. If the teachers answered questions, the lesson time would be lessened. __________ ,answering the students would help them to understand the lesson better.
3. Some students worked on homework _____ other students were playing around.
4. ______ the students in 5th lunch, there were much more students who had 6th lunch.
1. Students go through a lot of stress, _________ peer pressure and the amount of homework.

2. Many students are unaware of the many dangers of using the internet ________ sharing their personal information online.

3. ______ than fellow classmates, most people don't understand the many insecurities students have.

4. The school lunch costs $2, which ________ a drink and a fruit or vegetable.

5. _____ most students, even the smartest students with the best academics procrastinate.
5. ______ than eating the apples, the students chose to eat the grapes.
However
Despite
while
Rather
Unlike
including
such as
Other
includes
Like
Copy the sentences down and fill in the blanks for the signal words involving example
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