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Conjunctions. Conjunctions. A conjunction is a word used in writing to join words or parts of a sentence together, like peanut butter and jelly . Three types: Coordinating Correlative Subordinating. 7 Coordinating Conjunctions. Copy in WCN. Can join: - 2 or more subjects

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Conjunctions

Conjunctions


Conjunctions1

Conjunctions

  • A conjunction is a word used in writing to join words or parts of a sentence together, like peanut butter and jelly.

    • Three types:

    • Coordinating

    • Correlative

    • Subordinating


7 coordinating conjunctions

7 Coordinating Conjunctions

Copy in WCN

Can join:

- 2 or more subjects

- 2 or more verbs

- 2 or more direct objects

- 2 or more phrases

- 2 or more clauses (independent or dependent clauses)

For

And

Nor

But

Or

Yet

So

Conjunction Practice


Choose the compound sentence

Choose the compound sentence.

  • Mike visited his ailing grandmother and pretended that he was his grandfather.

  • Zaroff wanted to be challenged, so he left Rainsford to hide again.


Subordinating conjunction

Subordinating Conjunction

  • Connects two complete ideas by making one idea subordinate

    • (subordinate = cannot stand on its own)

    • Before Nate left on his trip, he had to find his passport.


Subordinating conjunctions

Subordinating Conjunctions

  • After

  • Although

  • As

  • As if

  • As long as

  • As soon as

  • As though

  • Because

  • Before

  • Even if

  • Even though

  • If

  • In order that

  • Lest

  • Now that

  • Since

  • So that

  • Than

  • Though

  • Till


Punctuating subordinating conjunctions

Punctuating Subordinating Conjunctions

  • subordinating clause,independent clause.

    • Whenever Jessica flips her hair, all the boys in the class lose their focus.

  • Independent clause subordinating clause.

    • The tree will fall over unlesswe replace the top soil.


Sentence samples

Sentence Samples

  • Both Ricky and Jim are going to the baseball game tonight.

  • Either Mary or June will get the newspaper today.

  • Harriet will prepare for the party, but she won't be able to attend it.

  • The fruit was very ripe, yet I ate it.


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