This powerful KS2 PDF grammar worksheet resource pack provides everything you need to teach a series of five SPaG lessons on coordinating conjunctions, culminating in an extended writing task where children can use their grammatical understanding in context.
This primary resource pack includes:
Including explanations, examples and activities to help children learn all about coordinating conjunctions
- Coordinating conjunctions challenge sheet
Includes activities such as circling the coordinating conjunction and underlining the subject word in each sentence, adding a coordinating conjunction to join two clauses and more
- Clause cards
These PDFs come in three sizes – small, A5 and A4 – and include phrases like ‘I went home’, ‘He doesn’t want to go to the town’ and ‘The train was running late’
- Writing plan
This PDF worksheet includes an image in the middle and six boxes with prompts. Children write a story about the image, using each prompt as a guide to plan it
- Uplevelling writing worksheet
Rewrite each of the sentences to make them more interesting. Add a coordinating conjunction to one sentence in each section, but think of other ways to improve the other sentences
- Teacher’s Notes
What is a coordinating conjunction?
A coordinating conjunction is a conjunction that goes between, and links, words, phrases, clauses or sentences of equal importance.
Coordinating conjunction examples
- The walls were painted white and blue.
- My phone is either in my bag or on the table.
- I enjoy geography but not RE.
- I won’t eat chillies for they are too spicy for me.
- Stevie won’t drink milk, nor will he eat eggs.
- We cleared the table so we could play a board game.
- She doesn’t try very hard, yet she still does well.
Coordinating conjunctions list
There are only seven coordinating conjunctions
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Use coordinating conjunctions (eg ‘and’) to link two words or phrases together as an equal pair