# Warm Up In at least three complete sentences, explain the importance of using coordinating conjunctions in your writing.

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Warm Up In at least three complete sentences, explain the importance of using coordinating conjunctions in your writing.

I like pizza. Pizza tastes good. Pizza is my favorite food. There are many different types of pizza.

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Coordinating Conjunctions

For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So

For = “because”

I got my dog’s medicine, for he is sick.

I went to the store for ice cream.

Independent clause – a fancy-schmancy way of saying a complete sentence

And... Boys and girls please sit down.

And... I went to the football game, and it was raining outside.

Nor... Combines two negative sentences; must have “not” in the first independent clause

Nor... I do not like you nor your sister.

Nor... I do not hate you, nor do I like you.

But = Yet I love dance but hate gym.

But = Yet I hate soccer, but I love football.

Or... Offers a choice I want to go to the mall or the movies.

Or... Offers a choice I want to go to the mall or the movies.

I want to go to the mall, and then I want to go to the movies.

But = Yet I like the kid in class, but/yet he doesn’t like me.

So = in conclusion I did not study, so I failed miserably.

So = in conclusion Don’t go so fast.

Warm Up Examine the goldenrod notes sheet on FANBOYS and complete the following tasks: 1.BOX the FANBOY (red) 2.Circle the comma (blue) 3.Underline EACH independent clause (green)

Warm Up 2.Use the following in a sentence correctly connecting two independent clauses A.For B.Nor C.Yet D.So

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