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Year 3 Coordinating Conjunctions Grammar Worksheets Lesson Pack

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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:

  • PowerPoint
    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

  • And
  • But
  • For
  • Nor
  • Or
  • So
  • Yet

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Use coordinating conjunctions (eg ‘and’) to link two words or phrases together as an equal pair

  • PowerPoint
  • Coordinating conjunctions worksheets
  • Clause cards
  • Writing plan
  • Uplevelling sentences worksheets
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