A conjunction is a word that links other words, phrases, or clauses together.
Conjunctions allow you to combine words, phrases and clauses to form complex and elegant sentences. It helps avoid writing multiple short sentences which restrict the flow.
- I wake up early, for I love to watch the sunrise.
- I have a cat and two dogs.
- Simi was hungry, but there was nothing to eat at home.
- I will have Italian or Chinese food.
- Because I liked him, I tried to help him.
- You will succeed if you work hard.
- I was hungry, so I ordered a pizza.
In this post, we shall be covering three coordinating conjunctions – so and but.
What are coordinating conjunctions?
Coordinating conjunctions join together words, phrases, and independent clauses. They work as a glue to help us join short and choppy sentences into fuller lines. The most common coordinating conjunctions are for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so. They can be remembered by using the mnemonic device FANBOYS.
There are 12 task cards. Each card has 2 sentences. Use one of the conjunction, ‘so and but’ to combine both the sentences to form a logical sentence.
There are 6 cards on the 2 A4 sheets. That makes a total of 12 sentences that have to be combined. You will need to print these sheets and cut them into cards. Print these picture cards on card stock and laminate them for durability.
Combine the sentences and record them in the sheet above. The answers have been provided on a separate sheet.
In the above worksheet, complete the sentences using one of the conjunction, ‘so and but.’ The answers have been provided in a separate sheet.
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