Signal words show emphasis, addition, comparison or contrast, illustration, and cause and effect.
The resources above cover the following skills:
Text Types and Purposes
Write informative or explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. [W.6.2]
Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts. [W.6.2c]
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. [W.6.3]
Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another. [W.6.3c]