What are Subordinating Conjunctions

Reading Time: 3 minutes A conjunction is a word that connects two ideas, but what are subordinating conjunctions? Sometimes a conjunction can combine two objects, as in burger and fries, but sometimes a conjunction connects two clauses. The subordinating conjunction turns one of the clauses into a dependent clause. Since a dependent clause is a sentence fragment, the clause … Read more

7 Fun Facts About Verbs

Reading Time: 4 minutes Verbs show action is one of the first facts about verbs we learn. Then the worksheets begin. We practice identifying past, present, and future tense, identifying verbs in sentences, and more. Some students (future grammar nerds) enjoyed the worksheets, but most wanted to do something fun. But is there anything fun about verbs? Well, there … Read more

What are Conjunctive Adverbs?

Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Conjunctive adverbs can be used to join two sentences together. Unlike a subordinating clause (words like since, because, although), a conjunctive adverb’s flexibility lets you move it around in a sentence. This allows a writer to change the rhythm of a sentence.

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Conjunctive adverbs are a class of adverbs that let you connect two sentences.
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