Improve your sentence mechanics with this Coordinating Conjunctions Worksheet featuring fill-in-the-blank exercises. Through writing in the correct conjunction, you learn how to better connect words, phrases and clauses.
For each of the exercises below, fill in the blank with a coordinating conjunction that correctly completes each sentence. Sometimes, more than one coordinating conjunction can complete the sentence; however, you only need to write in one of them.
I plan to hit the bookstore this weekend ____________ pick up the new John Grisham book.
She ate lunch about 20 minutes ago, ____________ it is unlikely she is hungry enough to eat a muffin at the coffee shop.
Jonathan’s parents do not know about their anniversary party, ____________ make sure you do not mention it ____________ ruin the surprise.
Since Shelly turned 30, her parents have reminded her that it is about time she settles down ____________ starts a family.
Greg did not want to sell his collectors’ Star Wars toys, ____________ he really needed the extra cash from doing so.
It is snowing heavily; you probably want to wear your boots, ____________ your feet do not get wet.
The secret to happiness is not about making as much money as you can, ____________ is it about what kind of car you drive ____________ how big your house is.
Brent had the highest score on the test, ____________ he did not feel like he knew the material very well.
My weekend was pretty uneventful; mostly I just sat around the house ____________ watched television ____________ read.
Brad left exceptionally early to try to beat the rush-hour traffic, ____________ he still ended up catching the tail end of it ____________ arriving a bit late.