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Connectives

How many different connectives can you use to Jon the following sentences.

I was getting hot. The sun was shining brightly.

Connectives

Write five sentences using a different connective in each. Underline the connective.

however – also – even though – despite – after

Connectives

How many different connectives can you use to join the following sentences? The boy went to the park. He wanted to play football. How else could you improve the sentence?

Connectives

Write a list of all the different connectives you can think of. Pick 3 and write sentences containing each of these.

Connectives

How many different connectives can you think of to join the following two simple sentences?

The boy ran down the road. The monster was chasing him.

What other types of words could you add to these sentences to improve them?

Connectives

Think of as many connectives as you can to join the following sentences.

The girl was very angry. She had lost her secret diary.

Connectives

How many different connectives can you think of to join the following two sentences?

The boy ran down the road. He was going to the park.

The Connective Cauldron

Today’s activity comes from the Classroom Copilot website, to play the game you click on the cauldron, a connective will be shown and you need to put this in a sentence.  Click below for the easy and more advanced versions.

 

The Connective Cauldron Easy

 

The Connective Cauldron Advanced

Connectives

Write five sentences using a different connective in each. Underline the connective.

however – also – even though –

despite – after

Connectives

Find the best word from this list and connect the two sentences together.
when
if
so
and
because
although
whenever
then
next
after
but

1.The boy stood at the door. He waited for someone to let him in.

2. Harry potter put on the hat. It said, “I think Syltherin is best.”

3. Thing One and Thing Two worked for the cat. They never got to be in charge.

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