This bright, appealing PDF grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using coordinating conjunctions in Year 3.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Complete these sentences.
Write 3 sentences to describe the library shown in the image, using a different coordinating conjunction in each one.
Circle the subordinating conjunctions in the example sentences, then pick which coordinating conjunction best completes each sentence.
Using your own words, explain what a coordinating conjunction is.
Write a short passage to explain what has happened in the image provided. Make sure you include at least 3 coordinating conjunctions to show that you can use them.
Activities include SATs style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
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 conjunction 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