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For this online quiz worksheet, learners answer a set of multiple choice questions about subordinating conjunctions. Page includes links to answers, ads and resources.
Trying to help your learners improve their writing? Experiment with complex sentences with this handout and short exercise. This handout presents definitions of different types of clauses, a table explaining subordinating conjunctions, and a brief word on punctuation. For the exercises, learners identify subordinating conjunctions in a series of sentences and then rewrite the sentences by playing around with clauses.
A SMART board is a great way to get kids engaged and excited about grammar. Using this SMART board lesson and worksheet, pupils study the rules of conjunctions, clauses, and complex sentences. After they have worked on the exercises, a SMART board game reinforces their knowledge in a fun and innovative way.
In this subordinating conjunctions worksheet, students fill in the blanks in 20 sentences by using a conjunction from the word bank.
Use this extensive online resource to inform your class about sentence combining and provide them with compound sentence practice. Learners combine sentences using a variety of different conjunctions. Each practice set is preceded by an explanation about a type of conjunction and examples of how to properly combine sentences using that conjunction.
Take the complexity out of writing complex sentences. Young writers practice taking two ideas and putting them together to make a complex sentence. Create a list of subordinating conjunctions to help each individual make better sentences.
What is the function of a conjunction? After playing the well-known song from Schoolhouse Rock, show your class this presentation. Coordinating, correlative, and subordinate conjunctions are clearly explained, and there is a short practice opportunity on the final slide. Assess your class to see what they're struggling with. 
In this language conventions worksheet, students respond to 10 questions that require them to identify coordinating and subordinating conjunctions in the provided sentences.
Students udnerstand that complex sentences are sentences in which at least two ideas are combined into a single sentence. In this language arts lesson, students discuss the subordinating conjunctions that help in forming complex sentences. Students practice creating their own complex sentences and then share with each other.
In this grammar worksheet, students read about the use of adverb clauses and subordinating conjunctions. They underline the adverb clauses in 10 sentences. They add an adverb clause to each independent clause in 6 examples.
A resource from Pearson Adult Learning Centre, this has an brief description of coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, with examples of each. Then comes a short assignment to write a paragraph (using two coordinating and two subordinating conjunctions) about a habit you would like to change
In this basic subordinating conjuctions worksheet, students read the explanations and examples of conjunctions, then interactively complete 14 sentences by selecting the correct word with immediate online feedback.
In this ESL conjunction worksheet, students type the correct answer in a box, combining sentences using a subordinating conjunction. Students may click on "show a letter," "check" or "show answer" buttons.
In this ESL subordinating conjunctions worksheet, students choose the best conjunctions to correctly complete a set of 8 sentences.
Use this worksheet whenever you'd like to test or practice adverb clauses. On the page is a pair of exercises that help learners practice identifying and writing adverb clauses. Since there aren't examples, this would work well as an assessment or as an extension of an in-class lesson. Split up the exercises over a few days, or assign one for a warm-up and one for homework.
Have you ever graded a stack of essays that felt like a series of bland simple sentences? This presentation will help your students to spice up their writing by varying their sentence style, making them stronger and more attentive writers. Providing definitions and examples of simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences, as well as comprehensive lists of subordinating and coordinating conjuntions, this presentation will help to finally create some variety in those essays.
What a kick! After examining the definitions and looking at examples of the different parts of speech, partners work together on a retelling of a famous nursery rhyme. For each sentence, they must select a word that matches the part of speech requested.  
Colorfully animated and packed with engaging examples, this PowerPoint encourages to employ clauses to create a variety of sentence structures. Peer editing of sample paragraphs would provide an opportunity for guided practice with various types of clauses.
Based on three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Amelia Earhart: First Lady of Flight," "The Girl Who Married the Moon," and "Dinosaur Ghosts"), learners complete oral language activities to practice their literacy skills. Sentences frames for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced learners (as well as differentiated vocabulary lists) allow them to reinforce their grammar and sentence structure.
Bears, fireflies, and Frog and Toad come together in this ELD lesson, which is based on a collection of Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Two Greedy Bears," "Fireflies for Nathan," and "The Hat (Frog and Toad)"). Three differentiated levels provide vocabulary lists and sentence frames based on beginning, intermediate, and advanced skills. Learners practice making predictions, sequencing events, and retelling stories as they complete the given sentence frames.

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