2 Conjunctions A conjunction is A word that connections two parts of a sentence.Three TypesCoordinatingSubordinatingCorrelative
3 Coordinating Conjunctions Words that may joinTwo words togetherTwo groups of wordsAlways join similar types of wordsNoun and NounVerb and VerbYes or No: A conjunction can join aNoun and Verb?Tom and golfing went kayaking.
4 Coordinating Conjunctions When using coordinating conjunctionsWords must be equal or similar.EX: I like tea and coffee.Are always written between the words or groups of words they join
6 Subordinating Conjunctions Shows main clause is more important than secondary clauseDependent clause turns the phrase it connects to subordinate.Unless we act now, all is lost.
7 Common Subordinating Conjunctions after although as as if as long as as though because before even if even though ifif only in order that now that oncerather than since so that than that though till unless until when whenever where whereas wherever while
8 Punctuation When using Coordinating Conjunctions Don’t use a comma between two words or clausesHe ate steak and eggs for breakfast.Use a comma when connecting three or more like words or clauses.He ate steak, eggs, and hash browns for breakfast.
9 Punctuation When using Subordinating and Correlative Conjunctions The use of a comma depends on a sentence by sentence basis.Two complete sentences do not require a comma.Tom reads comics and Jack reads novels.(INDEPENDENT) (INDEPENDENT)A complete sentence and incomplete sentence.Tom reads comics, but not novels.(INDEPENDENT) (DEPENDENT)
10 Correlative Conjunctions Conjunctions that always travel in pairsboth ... andeither ... orneither ... norwhether ... ornot only ... but alsoas ... as
11 Interjections!No one can teach you interjections the way School House Rock can!