Conjunctions (co-ordinate and subordinate)

  • Grade: Grade 5
    Activity type: n.a.

Conjunctions (co-ordinate and subordinate)

Course
English
Grade
Grade 5
Section
Grammar
Outcome
Conjunctions
Activity Type
n.a.
Activity ID
33072

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  • Year 4
    • Language
      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1491 – Understand how texts are made cohesive through the use of linking devices including pronoun reference and text connectives

  • Year 5
    • Language
      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1508 – Understand how noun and adjective groups can be expanded in a variety of ways to provide a fuller description of the person, thing or idea

    • Literature
      • Creating literature

        • ACELT1798 – Create literary texts that experiment with structures, ideas and stylistic features of selected authors

  • Year 6
    • Language
      • Text structure and organisation

        • ACELA1521 – Understand the uses of commas to separate clauses

      • Expressing and developing ideas

        • ACELA1522 – Investigate how clauses can be combined in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend or explain ideas

  • Y3 – Year 3
    • Y3.W – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y3.W.7 – Using both simple and compound sentences that vary in their beginnings and lengths (and in the simple conjunctions used) and that are usually grammatically correct

  • Y5&6 – Year 5 and 6
    • Y5&6.R – Reading
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.R.4 – Recognising basic grammatical constructions and understanding how these affect meaning

        • Y5&6.R.5 – Identifying the specific language features and structures of many common continuous and non-continuous text types (including mixed text types)

    • Y5&6 – Writing
      • They draw on knowledge and skills that include:

        • Y5&6.W.2 – Selecting vocabulary that is appropriate to the topic, register, and purpose (e.g., academic and subject-specific vocabulary appropriate for specific learning areas or precise and descriptive words to create a mental image)

        • Y5&6.W.3 – Using written language features (such as emotive vocabulary) and visual language features (such as headings, charts, or maps) to extend or clarify meaning and to engage their audience

        • Y5&6.W.4 – Using their knowledge of how words work (e.g., knowledge of diverse phoneme-grapheme relationships, of common, reliable spelling rules and conventions, and of the meanings and spellings of morphemes), along with their knowledge of word derivations, to fluently and correctly encode most unfamiliar words, including words of many syllables

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • 1 – Grade 1
    • L.1 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.1.6 – Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).

      • Literacy

        • L.1.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.1.1.g – Use frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because).

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • L.4 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.4.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).

        • L.4.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 4 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.4.4.a – Use context (e.g., definitions, examples, or restatements in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

      • Literacy

        • L.4.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.4.1.f – Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.*

        • L.4.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.4.2.c – Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.

          • L.4.2.d – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.

      • Literacy

        • L.4.3 – Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.

          • L.4.3.a – Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.*

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • L.5 – Language
      • Literacy

        • L.5.6 – Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).

        • L.5.4 – Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 5 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.

          • L.5.4.a – Use context (e.g., cause/effect relationships and comparisons in text) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

      • Literacy

        • L.5.1 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.

          • L.5.1.a – Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections in general and their function in particular sentences.

          • L.5.1.e – Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).

        • L.5.2 – Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

          • L.5.2.e – Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.