Conjunctions are connecting words that act as the glue between words, phrases, or sentences. Students will be introduced to common conjunctions, including "and," "but," and "or." They will read examples with pictures of joining sentences with conjunctions. They will then see how to use different conjunctions for different meanings. For example, they can use "so" to show a cause and effect relationship, and they can use "because" to explain the reason for something.
Students will read sentences and complete them with the conjunction that best fits each sentence. They will match beginning phrases with ending phrases that include conjunctions to complete sentences. Next, they will read a story about Mr. Jones being late to work and fill in the blanks with the appropriate conjunctions. They will also write a sentence with the conjunctions about the pictures they see.