Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.G

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Example Question #1 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

The grass is tall __________ green. 

Possible Answers:

or

and

but

so

Correct answer:

and

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. "Tall" and "green" both go together when describing grass, so "and" is the correct conjunction. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

Example Question #2 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

The car is both small ___________ red. 

Possible Answers:

but

and

or

so

Correct answer:

and

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

Small and red go together to tell us about the car. So "and" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #3 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

You can have either apples _______ pears? 

Possible Answers:

but

and

so

or

Correct answer:

or

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

"Either" tells us it's a choice. "Or" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #4 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

We can drink either milk _______ water.  

Possible Answers:

and

or

but

so

Correct answer:

or

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

"Either" tells us it's a choice. "Or" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #5 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

The dog is both brown _________ black. 

Possible Answers:

or

but

so

and

Correct answer:

and

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

Black and brown go together to tell us what color the dog is. So "and" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #6 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

The apple is red _______ round. 

Possible Answers:

or

so

and

but

Correct answer:

and

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

Red and round go together to tell us about the apple. So "and" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #7 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

He wants to eat candy, _______ his mom won't let him. 

Possible Answers:

and

but

or

so

Correct answer:

but

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

This sentence is an opposite. He wants to eat candy, but his mom won't let him. 

Example Question #2 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

I want to watch TV, _________ my mom said I had to read instead. 

Possible Answers:

or

but

and

so

Correct answer:

but

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

This sentence is an opposite. I want to watch TV, but my mom said I had to read instead. 

Example Question #8 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

Today is my birthday, ___________ my sister baked me a cake. 

Possible Answers:

so

and

or

but

Correct answer:

so

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

Because it's my birthday, my sister is making a cake. "So" is the correct answer. 

Example Question #10 : Use Frequently Occurring Conjunctions: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.G

Fill in the blank with the correct conjunction.

On Fridays we have pizza. It's Friday, ________ we are eating pizza. 

Possible Answers:

but

and

or

so

Correct answer:

so

Explanation:

Conjunctions put words and sentences together. 

"And" connects words that go together. 

"But" connects words that are opposite or different. 

"Or" connects choices. 

"So" connects something that happened because of something else. 

Because it's Friday we are having pizza. "So" is the correct answer. 

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