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Text Structures and Their Signal Words

This is a list of words writers often use to signal to the reader the type of text structure they are using.
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for example
description
first, second, third, etc.
sequence
characteristics
description
for instance
description
later
sequence
such as
description
next
sequence
is like
description
including
description
later
sequence
to illustrate
description
before
sequence
since
sequence, cause and effect
however
compare and contrast
finally
sequence
after
sequence
nevertheless
compare and contrast
when
sequence
now
sequence
on the other hand
compare and contrast
previously
sequence
similarly
compare and contrast
actual use of dates (e.g. 2013) and times (e.g. 2 p.m.)
sequence
but
compare and contrast
although
compare and contrast
also
compare and contrast
in contrast
compare and contrast
different
compare and contrast
alike
compare and contrast
same as
compare and contrast
either/or
compare and contrast
in the same way
compare and contrast
if . . . then
cause and effect, and problem and solution
just like
compare and contrast
reasons why
cause and effect
as a result
cause and effect
just as
compare and contrast
therefore
cause and effect
likewise
compare and contrast
in comparison
compare and contrast
where as
compare and contrast
so that
cause and effect, and problem and solution
yet
compare and contrast
because
cause and effect, and problem and solution
consequently
cause and effect
puzzle is solved
problem and solution
for
cause and effect
hence
cause and effect
problem is
problem and solution
due to
cause and effect
thus
cause and effect
this led to
cause and effect
dilemma is
problem and solution
the writer creates a "snapshot"
description
question/answer
problem and solution