Conjunctions, Combining Sentences, and Cows A PowerPoint Game!

Conjunctions, Combining Sentences, and Cows  A PowerPoint Game!

Conjunctions, Combining Sentences, and Cows A PowerPoint Game! What are conjunctions? Conjunctions are used to join words

or groups of words together. If conjunctions are a part of a list, they are usually right before the last item on the list.

What are some examples of conjunctions?

or

but and if because when with nor

except See if you can figure out the conjunction that goes best with each sentence! We want to go outside __ it is raining.

A. or B. but C. with We want to go outside but it is raining.

Everyone went on vacation ___ for our dog. A. nor B. because C.except

Everyone went on vacation except for our dog. We could go to the movies __ the park.

A. if B. because C. or We could go to the movies or the park.

Mary was late for school __ her car wouldnt start. A.if B.because C.with

Mary was late for school because her car wouldnt start. I am very tired ___ I will go to bed early. A. because

B. so C. if I am very tired so I will go to bed early. How do we combine sentences?

Sometimes you can combine two short or choppy sentences together to make them sound better. For example: The cows played in the field The cows ate the grass in the field Combined Sentence: The cows played and ate the grass in the field.

See if you can figure out how to combine these sentences! We went outside. We played on the playground. A. We went

outside we played on the playground. B. We went outside and played on the playground. C. We went played playground.

We went outside and played on the playground. Sally likes to eat cheese. Jean likes to eat cheese. A. Sally and Jean

likes to eat cheese. B. Sally likes to eat cheese Jean likes to eat cheese. C. Sally and Jean like to eat cheese.

Sally and Jean like to eat cheese. Emma is six. Gracie is one. A. Emma is six Gracie is one.

B. Emma six Gracie one. C. Emma is six and Gracie is one. Emma is six and Gracie is one.

My shirt is red. My shirt has white stripes. A. My shirt is red white stripes. B. My shirt is red with white stripes.

C. My shirt is red my shirt is white. My shirt is red with white stripes. I told a joke.

It was funny. A. I told a joke and it was funny. B. I told a joke funny. C. I told a joke it was funny.

I told a joke and it was funny. Would you like pizza? Would you like spaghetti? A. Would you like pizza

would you like spaghetti? B. Would you like pizza or spaghetti? C. Would you like pizza spaghetti?

Would you like pizza or spaghetti? I could play soccer every day. I dont like football. A. I could play soccer every day

but I dont like football. B. I like football soccer. C. I dont like football or soccer.

I could play soccer every day but I dont like football. Bessie can run fast. Daisy can run fast. A. Bessie Daisy run.

B. Bessie and Daisy can run fast. C. Daisy can run fast Bessie can run fast. Anna likes to read.

Anna likes to write stories. A. Anna likes to write read. B. Anna likes to read and likes to write. C. Anna likes to

read and write stories. Anna likes to read and write stories. I cut my finger.

I got a band-aid. A. I cut my finger band-aid. B. I cut my finger and got a band-aid. C. I cut my

finger I got a band-aid. I cut my finger and got a band-aid. Kelsey lost her jacket. Kelsey found her jacket.

A. Kelsey lost found her jacket. B. Kelsey lost and found her jacket. C. Kelsey lost her jacket and found her jacket.

Kelsey lost and found her jacket. I had popcorn at the movies. I had soda at the movies. A. I had popcorn

and soda at the movies. B. I had popcorn at the movies I had soda. C. I had popcorn at the movies and I

had soda at the I had popcorn and soda at the movies. Thank you for playing our game!

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