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Compound Sentences

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    Identifying the correct conjunction for compound sentences.
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  • He wanted to ride his bicycle to school. He did not have a lock. (but OR and)
    He wanted to ride his bicycle to school, BUT he did not have a lock.
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  • Do you want your hair up in a bun? Do you prefer a French braid? (for OR or)
    Do you want your hair up in a bun, OR do you prefer a French braid?
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  • He read this paragraph three times. He did not understand the meaning. (yet OR so)
    He read this paragraph three times, YET he did not understand the meaning.
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  • They were bored this afternoon. They went for a drive. (but OR so)
    They were bored this afternoon, SO they went for a drive.
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  • You should sharpen your skates. Dull blades do not let you skate well. (and OR because))
    You should sharpen your skates, BECAUSE dull blades do not let you skate well.
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  • They wash their hands often. They do not get sick. ( but OR and)
    They wash their hands often, AND they do not get sick.
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  • There is no baseball on TV tonight. Let’s watch a movie instead. (for OR so)
    There is no baseball on TV tonight, SO let’s watch a movie instead.
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  • Alicia would like to go skiing. She is afraid of falling. (nor OR but)
    Alicia would like to go skiing, BUT she is afraid of falling.
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  • Do you want to play cards? Do you prefer a board game? (or OR yet)
    Do you want to play cards, OR do you prefer a board game?
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  • It is getting warmer outside. We can put our winter clothes away. (so OR nor)
    It is getting warmer outside, SO we can put our winter clothes away.
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  • Water is better for you. Juice has a lot of sugar. (because OR but)
    Water is better for you, because juice has a lot of sugar.
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  • Noah’s ankle hurt a lot. He finished the race. (yet OR so)
    Noah’s ankle hurt a lot, YET he finished the race.
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  • Mary Frances was alone this afternoon. She invited her friend Ashlynn over. (but OR so)
    Mary Frances was alone this afternoon, SO she invited her friend Ashlynn over.
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  • They do not like meat. They do not eat hot dogs. (so OR yet)
    They do not like meat, SO they do not eat hot dogs.
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  • Royce raked up all the leaves. He put them in a big pile. (nor OR and)
    Royce raked up all the leaves, AND he put them in a big pile.
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  • Dad turned up the sound of the TV. We could not hear a thing. (so OR because)
    Dad turned up the sound of the TV, BECAUSE we could not hear a thing.
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  • For breakfast, we can make pancakes. We can make waffles. (but OR or)
    For breakfast, we can make pancakes, OR we can make waffles.
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  • They went grocery shopping. There was nothing left to eat. (because OR but)
    They went grocery shopping, BECAUSE there was nothing left to eat.
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