What are conjunctions

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What are conjunctions?:

What are conjunctions? A conjunction is a word that joins together words, phrases, or parts of sentences. The three most-used conjunctions are and , or , and but.

How they are used…:

How they are used… Joining words together: I'd like five peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, please. Joining phrases together: Do want to go down the hill or up the mountain? Joining parts of sentences together: I ran, but the ice cream melted before I got home.

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although because if since though unless when where however therefore whenever while There are dozens of conjunctions.  Here are some that you use every day:

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either/or neither/nor not only/but also both/and whether/or just as/so Sometimes conjunctions are used in pairs.

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A couple dancing boy and girl A girl coming in from the rain wet but happy A waiter offering drinks soda or punch? At the dessert table both cookies and ice cream The disk jockey offers either fast or slow music Dress styles you see not only plain but also wild A guard stopping people at the door neither pets nor monsters allowed Suppose you're at a party.  Look around. Conjunctions came to the party with you.

1. Now complete the Conjunctions Glue Words Handout.:

1. Now complete the Conjunctions Glue Words Handout. 2. When you finish that, complete the Edmodo Conjunctions sentences assignment.