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Transition Words | Practice 1

Using Coordinating Conjunctions

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Instructions

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.

  1. Buy water and snacks for the trip we won’t make any stops until we get there.
  2. You can drive you can walk there with me. It's up to you.
  3. I forgot we had a test that day I didn't study earned a failing score.
  4. The children are really hungry I don't feel like cooking. Let's go eat out.
  5. I didn't have any cash on me did I have my bank card I had to wait until I got home to have something to eat.
  6. It rained all weekend we still had fun in our 4th of July trip to the lake.
  7. The flight was miserable. There was a terrible storm the plane was delayed for two hours. I hadn't slept well the night before I was exhausted. John felt sick the whole time the children were restless. We were all very happy when the plane finally landed.
  8. Where were you this morning? I came by your office twice you were nowhere to be found. You didn't answer your phone did you reply to my text messages.

Check answers

  1. Buy water and snacks for the trip, for we won’t make any stops until we get there.
  2. You can drive, or you can walk there with me. It's up to you.
  3. I forgot we had a test that day, so I didn't study and earned a failing score.
  4. The children are really hungry, but I don't feel like cooking. Let's go eat out.
  5. 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.
  6. It rained all weekend,  but (or , yet) we still had fun in the lake house.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

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