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Join Sentences in Different Ways 1

In this worksheet, students practise using the conjunctions 'because', 'so' and 'while' to join sentences.

'Join Sentences in Different Ways 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Grammar: Pronouns, Prepositions & Conjunctions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Children building snowman

 

 

It was snowing outside. Oliver and Josh wanted to go out and play. They put on their coats. They went into the garden. They made a snowman together. Oliver gave it a carrot for a nose. Josh watched him.

 

These sentences are all very short, and the writing would be more interesting if some of the sentences were joined together.

 

It was snowing outside. Oliver and Josh wanted to go out and play so they put on their coats and went into the garden. They made a snowman together. Oliver gave it a carrot for a nose while Josh watched him.

 

In this worksheet you can practise using different words to join sentences together.

Join these two sentences together using because.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Josh put on his gloves. He had cold hands.

Join these two sentences together using because.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Katie was late for school. She overslept.

Join these two sentences together using so.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Adil got top marks in the test. He got a sticker from his teacher.

Join these two sentences together using so.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Kieran was hungry. He made himself a sandwich.

If two things are happening at the same time we can use the word while to join the sentences.

 

Join these two sentences together using while.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Parvati read a book. Hannah listened to the radio.

Join these two sentences together using while.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Mrs Jones read a magazine. She was waiting for her doctor to see her.

This time, choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

Kayden went to bed early __________ he wasn't feeling well.

because

so

and

Choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

It rained all day __________ we couldn't go out to play.

because

so

while

Choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

Kelly's mum waited in the car __________ Kelly was having her violin lesson.

and

so

while

Choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

Tommy was in trouble __________ he had broken the kitchen window with his football.

because

so

while

  • Question 1

Join these two sentences together using because.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Josh put on his gloves. He had cold hands.

CORRECT ANSWER
Josh put on his gloves because he had cold hands.
  • Question 2

Join these two sentences together using because.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Katie was late for school. She overslept.

CORRECT ANSWER
Katie was late for school because she overslept.
  • Question 3

Join these two sentences together using so.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Adil got top marks in the test. He got a sticker from his teacher.

CORRECT ANSWER
Adil got top marks in the test so he got a sticker from his teacher.
  • Question 4

Join these two sentences together using so.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Kieran was hungry. He made himself a sandwich.

CORRECT ANSWER
Kieran was hungry so he made himself a sandwich.
  • Question 5

If two things are happening at the same time we can use the word while to join the sentences.

 

Join these two sentences together using while.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Parvati read a book. Hannah listened to the radio.

CORRECT ANSWER
Parvati read a book while Hannah listened to the radio.
  • Question 6

Join these two sentences together using while.

(Remember to start your new sentence with a capital letter and finish it with a full stop.)

 

Mrs Jones read a magazine. She was waiting for her doctor to see her.

CORRECT ANSWER
Mrs Jones read a magazine while she was waiting for her doctor to see her.
  • Question 7

This time, choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

Kayden went to bed early __________ he wasn't feeling well.

CORRECT ANSWER
because
EDDIE SAYS
The best word is \'because\', as the next sentence gives the reason why he went to bed early.
  • Question 8

Choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

It rained all day __________ we couldn't go out to play.

CORRECT ANSWER
so
  • Question 9

Choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

Kelly's mum waited in the car __________ Kelly was having her violin lesson.

CORRECT ANSWER
while
EDDIE SAYS
The two things are happening at the same time, so \'while\' is the best word to use.
  • Question 10

Choose the best word to join the two sentences.

 

Tommy was in trouble __________ he had broken the kitchen window with his football.

CORRECT ANSWER
because
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