This powerful Key Stage 1 grammar resources pack provides everything you need to teach a series of five lessons on coordinating conjunctions (or, and, but) in Year 2, culminating in an extended writing task where children can use their grammatical understanding in context.
This primary resource pack includes:
- Coordinating conjunctions PowerPoint: with explanations, examples and activities to introduce this topic to your class
- Sentence and coordinating conjunction PDF cards
- Challenge sheet: circle the coordinating conjunctions, add coordinating conjunctions to sentences, rewrite sentences to include a range of coordinating conjunctions, and use the image provided to write sentences that contain coordinating conjunctions
- Uplevelling sheet: rewrite the sentences to make them more interesting - make sure to use coordinating conjunctions as well as other writing techniques
- Writing plan : includes an image and writing prompts to plan a recount
- Writing paper: for pupils to write their final draft
- Teacher’s notes: providing guidance for the activities
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.
- I enjoy geography but not RE.
- My phone is either in my bag or on the table.
What are the coordinating conjunctions taught in Key Stage 1?
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should learn how to use coordination (using or, and, or but)