What are Signal Words and Important Words?
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What are Signal Words?

Signal Words are transition words and phrases that good writers use to alert their reader what’s coming next.

Signal words are added when you or your teacher chooses a Writing Plan.

What Are Important Words?

Important Words are interesting, vivid, or content-specific words based on the topic or prompt.

Important Words are added by your teacher when they create your assignment.

How are they used in Pressto?

Use Signal Words or Important Words to make your writing stronger. When you include a Signal Word or Important Word in your writing, they get checked off automatically!

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