Transition Words | Practice 1
Using Coordinating Conjunctions
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Based on what you have learned in this lesson, use the appropriate coordinating conjunction and punctuation to complete the blanks in the sentences below.
Coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, nor, or, so, and yet.
Make sure you included the correct punctuation in your answers.
- Bring water and snacks for the trip, for we won’t make any stops until we get there.
- You can drive, or you can walk there with me. It's up to you.
- I forgot we had a test that day, so I didn't study and earned a failing score.
- The children are really hungry, but I don't feel like cooking. Let's go eat out.
- I didn't have any cash on me, nor did I have my bank card, so I had to wait until I got home to have something to eat.
- It rained all weekend, but (or , yet) we still had fun in the lake house.
- The flight was miserable. There was a terrible storm, so the plane was delayed for two hours. I hadn't slept well the night before, so I was exhausted. John felt sick the whole time, and the children were restless. We were all very happy when the plane finally landed.
- Where were you this morning? I came by your office twice, but (or , yet) you were nowhere to be found. You didn't answer your phone, nor did you reply to my text messages.
- The researchers canceled the study, for they could not find enough volunteers for the experiment.