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Joining Words and Clauses using 'and' 3

In this worksheet, students practise using the connective 'and' to join words and simple short sentences (main clauses) together.

'Joining Words and Clauses using 'and' 3' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Writing: Vocabulary, Grammar and Punctuation

Curriculum subtopic:  Join Words and Clauses Using 'and'

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

We can join two words together by using 'and'.

 
bananas         oranges

 

bananas and oranges

 

 
bucket         spade

 

bucket and spade

 

We can also join sentences together using 'and'. This makes one long sentence.

 
I like bananas.         I like oranges.

 

I like bananas and I like oranges.

 

 

 
The bucket is red.         The spade is big.

 

The bucket is red and the spade is big.

 

You are going to practise using 'and' to join words and sentences. 

Type these words again.

Join them together using 'and'.

 

sweets cakes

Type these words again.

Join them together using 'and'.

 

carrots peas

Now look at these clauses.

Join them together to make a long sentence. 

 

 

This cat likes to drink milk.

This cat likes to hide.

Join these clauses together to make a long sentence.

 

We are happy on our bikes.

He is sad.

Now look at these three clauses.

Join them together to make a really long sentence!

I like to fly my kite. She loves to skate. They enjoy playing with a ball.

Now look at these three clauses.

Join them together to make a super long sentence!

 

 

 

 

Giraffes are tall. Mice are small. Elephants are wide.

As well as using 'and', you can use other connectives too.

Choose the best connective to join these two clauses together. 

 

 

so but

 

The rabbits are hungry. They eat some carrots.
so

but

Choose a one of these connectives to join the two clauses together. 

Type your new sentence below.

 

 

if because

 

 

 

I use my glasses to read on the computer. I can see!

Look at these clauses. How could you join them together?

Tick the best connective below.

 

Cows are kept on farms. They make milk to drink.
when

but

then

because

Look at these clauses. How could you join them together?

Tick the best connective below.

 

It's my birthday party today. Let's blow up lots of balloons!
but

and

so

if

  • Question 1

Type these words again.

Join them together using 'and'.

 

sweets cakes
CORRECT ANSWER
sweets and cakes
cakes and sweets
  • Question 2

Type these words again.

Join them together using 'and'.

 

carrots peas
CORRECT ANSWER
carrots and peas
peas and carrots
  • Question 3

Now look at these clauses.

Join them together to make a long sentence. 

 

 

This cat likes to drink milk.

This cat likes to hide.

CORRECT ANSWER
This cat likes to drink milk and this cat likes to hide.
This cat likes to hide and this cat likes to drink milk.
EDDIE SAYS
When you join clauses together to make a sentence you need to make sure that you start your sentence with a capital letter and finish with a full stop.
  • Question 4

Join these clauses together to make a long sentence.

 

We are happy on our bikes.

He is sad.

CORRECT ANSWER
We are happy on our bikes and he is sad.
He is sad and we are happy on our bikes.
EDDIE SAYS
When you join clauses together to make a sentence you need to make sure that you start your sentence with a capital letter and finish with a full stop.
  • Question 5

Now look at these three clauses.

Join them together to make a really long sentence!

I like to fly my kite. She loves to skate. They enjoy playing with a ball.
CORRECT ANSWER
I like to fly my kite and she loves to skate and they enjoy playing with a ball.
I like to fly my kite and they enjoy playing with a ball and she loves to skate.
She loves to skate and they enjoy playing with a ball and I like to fly my kite.
She loves to skate and I like to fly my kite and they enjoy playing with a ball.
They enjoy playing with a ball and she loves to skate and I like to fly my kite.
They enjoy playing with a ball and I like to fly my kite and she loves to skate.
EDDIE SAYS
These are all main clauses that make sense on their own so they can be written in any order to make your sentence.
When you join all these clauses together to make a sentence you need to make sure that you start your sentence with a capital letter and finish with a full stop.
  • Question 6

Now look at these three clauses.

Join them together to make a super long sentence!

 

 

 

 

Giraffes are tall. Mice are small. Elephants are wide.
CORRECT ANSWER
Giraffes are tall and mice are small and elephants are wide.
Giraffes are tall and elephants are wide and mice are small.
Mice are small and elephants are wide and giraffes are tall.
Mice are small and giraffes are tall and elephants are wide.
Elephants are wide and mice are small and giraffes are tall.
Elephants are wide and giraffes are tall and mice are small.
EDDIE SAYS
These are all main clauses that make sense on their own so they can be written in any order to make your sentence.
When you join all these clauses together to make a sentence you need to make sure that you start your sentence with a capital letter and finish with a full stop.
  • Question 7

As well as using 'and', you can use other connectives too.

Choose the best connective to join these two clauses together. 

 

 

so but

 

The rabbits are hungry. They eat some carrots.
CORRECT ANSWER
so
EDDIE SAYS
The rabbits are hungry so they eat some carrots.
  • Question 8

Choose a one of these connectives to join the two clauses together. 

Type your new sentence below.

 

 

if because

 

 

 

I use my glasses to read on the computer. I can see!
CORRECT ANSWER
I use my glasses to read on the computer because I can see!
EDDIE SAYS
You need to use a capital letter to start your sentence and a full stop to finish.
  • Question 9

Look at these clauses. How could you join them together?

Tick the best connective below.

 

Cows are kept on farms. They make milk to drink.
CORRECT ANSWER
because
EDDIE SAYS
You could use 'because' to join these clauses.
Cows are kept on farms because they make milk to drink.
  • Question 10

Look at these clauses. How could you join them together?

Tick the best connective below.

 

It's my birthday party today. Let's blow up lots of balloons!
CORRECT ANSWER
so
EDDIE SAYS
The connective 'so' joins these clauses together.
It's my birthday party today so let's blow up lots of balloons!
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