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Coordinating Conjunctions (Grade 6)

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Coordinating Conjunctions

1. 
Finish the sentence. Coordinating conjunctions
  1. are the generalists of the modifier family.
  2. join two phrases or clauses that are not of equal importance.
  3. join words and groups of words of equal importance.
2. 
Which word in the sentence below is a coordinating conjunction?
Jason finished his research paper on time, yet he turned it in late.
  1. on
  2. it
  3. his
  4. yet
3. 
Which word in the sentence below is a coordinating conjunction?
I really wanted to see the movie, so I asked my mom for ten dollars.
  1. to
  2. the
  3. so
  4. for
4. 
Which is NOT a coordinating conjunction?
  1. and
  2. or
  3. with
  4. but
5. 
F- for
A- and
N- nor
B- but
O- or
Y- yet
S- so

FANBOYS is an easy way to remember COORDINATING conjunctions.
  1. False
  2. True
6. 
Which conjunction is used to contrast two ideas in a compound sentence?
  1. but
  2. or
  3. so
  4. and
7. 
Use a comma before and, but, for, nor, or, so, or yet when it joins independent clauses in a compound sentence.
  1. True
  2. False
8. 
Which of these is not a conjunction?
  1. yet
  2. but
  3. and
  4. at
9. 
What conjunction is used in this sentence?

Crocodiles are aggressive, and alligators are passive
  1. are
  2. and
  3. aggressive
  4. passive
10. 
The authorities refused to criticize the king. The ship was doomed to sink.

What is the BEST way to combine the sentences above using a subordinating conjunction?
  1. The authorities refused to criticize the king even though the ship was doomed to sink.
  2. The authorities refused to criticize the king, if the ship was doomed to sink.
  3. The authorities refused to criticize the king, so the ship was doomed to sink.

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