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Year 2 Coordinating Conjunctions SPaG Worksheets

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This bright, appealing grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using coordinating conjunctions in Year 2. It is divided into five sections: understand, challenge, test, explain and apply.

This primary resource is divided into five sections:

  • Understand
    Complete the sentences with the correct conjunction
  • Challenge
    Write 3 sentences to describe the park shown in the image, including the given conjunction each time
  • Test
    Circle the coordinating conjunctions, choose the best coordinating conjunction and fill in the blank with a coordinating conjunction in the sentences given
  • Explain
    Explain in your own words what a coordinating conjunction does
  • Apply
    Write a short passage to explain what’s going on in the image provided, including at least 3 coordinating conjunctions

Activities include SATs style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.

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

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

National Curriculum English programme of study links

  • Worksheets featuring five sections: understand challenge test explain and apply. Activities include SATs style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses with eye-catching images as prompts
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