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Grammar and Punctuation

Co-coordinating conjunctions

 

Conjunctions are joining words that link together parts of a sentence. The three main coordinating conjunctions are ‘and’, ‘but’ and ‘or’.

 

Follow the link and watch the video on co-ordinating conjunctions.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z9wvqhv#:~:text=Conjunctions%20are%20joining%20words%20that,two%20clauses%20in%20a%20sentence.

 

Try the two quizzes at the bottom of the BBC page to check your understanding.

 

Co-ordinating conjunctions joins ideas together.

e.g.

e.g. Paul eats chips. Paul watches TV.

Paul eats chips and watches TV.

 

Starter – Look at the ‘and’ or ‘but’ slide – link below. Write out the sentence and fill in the gap with either ‘and’ or ‘but’.

 

Main activity

Complete ‘Getting Started’ and ‘Now try these’ sections of p14 and 15 of Collins Primary Focus: Grammar and Punctuation Introductory Book Unit 6

 

Challenge – Complete the ‘Practise your punctuation section’.

Write your own ending for each sentence. Remember to punctuate each sentence correctly.

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