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Grammar #4 Coordinating Conjunctions Practice. AP English Language and Composition. Why do I have to do this?. Many of you had essays that were FULL of conjunction errors—these make your essays confusing to read.

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## Grammar #4Coordinating Conjunctions Practice

AP English Language and Composition

### Why do I have to do this?

• Many of you had essays that were FULL of conjunction errors—these make your essays confusing to read.

• Standard: WOC 1.1 Demonstrate control of grammar, diction, and paragraph and sentence structure and an understanding of English usage.

• ESLR: Reflective Communicators

• Objective: Write your essays using proper punctuation for compound and complex sentences.

### Remember the Coordinating Conjunctions

Remember FANBOYS:

• F= for

• A=and

• N=nor

• B=but

• O=or

• Y=yet

• S=so

• Review your notes from Wednesday, so you will select the coordinating conjunction that will function the best in the sentence

### Combine the Simple Sentences

Directions: In the exercises, select the best functioning coordinating conjunction combine the simple sentences. Know why you chose each coordinating conjunction.

• I like dark chocolate. White chocolate makes me gag.

• You can memorize all of the Word Dissection definitions. You can be clueless about complex words on the SAT.

• My mom vacuumed the carpet yesterday. The dirt tracked in from my hiking boots is gone.

• Learning to swim is easy. You can learn to doggy paddle in just a few minutes.

• Her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, ordered the servants to prepare the palace. The French ambassador would be visiting next week.

• Considering the immense sadness, you should not tell any jokes today. Do not smirk at the ironic puns or innuendo.

• You may have to modify the second sentence.

• Reading The Kite Runner seemed unbearable. I continued to turn the pages, falling deeper into Hassan’s burdensome existence.

### And the Answers

• I like dark chocolate, but white chocolate makes me gag.

• Suggests a contrast that is unexpected in the light of the first clause.

• You can memorize all of the Word Dissection definitions, oryou can be clueless about complex words on the SAT.

• Suggest that only one possibility can be realized, excluding one or the other.

• My mom vacuumed the carpet yesterday, sothe dirt tracked in from my hiking boots is gone.

• Shows that the second idea is the result of the first idea.

• Learning to swim is easy, soyou can learn to doggy paddle in just a few minutes.

• Suggests a refinement of the first clause.

### The Rest of the Answers

• Her majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, ordered the servants to prepare the palace, for the French ambassador would be visiting next week.

• Shows the reason for the preceding clause (and considered very literary, snobbish, formal and/or “highfalutin”).

• Considering the immense sadness, you should not tell any jokes today, nor should you smirk at the ironic puns or innuendo.

• Shows negative alternatives.

• Reading The Kite Runner seemed unbearable, yet I continued to turn the pages, falling deeper into Hassan’s burdensome existence.

• Functions to contrast ideas like “but” with an element of distinction in it’s clause.

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