This powerful Key Stage 2 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.
- 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; they can be remembered using the acronym FANBOYS:
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Use coordinating conjunctions (eg ‘and’) to link two words or phrases together as an equal pair