This classroom display pack features a set of seven posters illustrating the FANBOYS (For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So) set of coordinating conjunctions, using eye-catching images surrounded by example sentences.
Blank versions of the posters are also included, so children and teachers can add their own text suggestions.
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
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Year 3 / 4 Writing - vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
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