This powerful Key Stage 2 grammar resources pack provides everything you need to teach a series of five lessons on subordinating conjunctions in KS2, culminating in an extended writing task where children can use their grammatical understanding in context.
This primary resource pack includes:
- Subordinating conjunctions PowerPoint
This PowerPoint presentation includes explanations, examples and activities to introduce subordinating conjunctions to your students
- Subordinating conjunctions challenge sheet
Circle the subordinating conjunction, join two clauses with a subordinating conjunction and write a short passage about the image provided, including a subordinating conjunction
- Conjunction card PDFs
These come in three sizes – small, A4 and A5 – and include subordinating conjunctions such as ‘after’, ‘in order that’ and ‘although’
- Writing plan
This sheet features an image to write a story about, with six boxes of writing prompts to help plan the story
- Uplevelling sheet
Make these sentences more interesting by adding a subordinate clauses
- Teacher’s notes
What is a subordinating conjunction?
A subordinating conjunction introduces a subordinating clause and joins it to the main clause to create a complex sentence.
Subordinating conjunction examples
- Gina has been thrilled ever since Jenny arrived.
- The dog is barking because he wants to go for a walk.
- We need to clean up so that the classroom is tidy for tomorrow morning.
- I like living here even though the neighbours can sometimes be noisy.
Subordinating conjunctions list
- As if
- As long as
- Even though
- If only
- Now that
- Rather than
- So that
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should be taught to:
Extend the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions, including when, if, because, although