Conjunctions connect parts of sentences. 

Coordinating Conjunctions

May connect two (or more) subjects, predicates, objects of a preposition, or simple sentences. 

Luis and Anna are careful shoppers.

Good shoppers compare prices and clip coupons.

Information in ads or circulars can be incorrect.

Most ads are honest, but many tell half truths.

Correlative Conjunctions

Pairs of words used to connect parts of a sentence or to connect two sentences.

Common Correlative Conjunctions

 

both…and

neither… nor

either… or

not only… but also

whether… or

just as… so

Helpful Links

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Video - Lord Syntax & Conjunctions

Video - Introduction to Conjunctions

Games to Help you Practice

 Interjection/Conjunction Quiz

 Conjunctions Practice

Conjunctions Practice II

Parts of Speech Review

Conjunctions & Compound Sentences 

Think Questions!

*How can I effectively use conjunctions in my writing?