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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
  • 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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