25 Subordinating Conjunctions – A WHITE BUS

Your portfolio write for this week is sentence construction practice.
Using the vocabulary words from Vocab lesson 22, write excellent sentences using
coordinating and subordinating clauses. Use your GUM review #4 as a reference for this type
of sentence construction.
This requires some attention to how you compose and punctuate your writing. Use this as a
Write ten sentences
Use the ten different vocab words from lesson 22
Write five compound sentences using coordinating conjunctions
Write five complex sentences using subordinating conjunctions
Extra credit – write an eleventh sentence: compound complex construction
Double check for proper punctuation! You probably won’t be asked to identify clauses
much in your life, but you will be judged on the quality of your writing, which depends
on proper punctuation of sentences with phrases and clauses
Type or write a final draft in ink.
Coordinating Conjunctions: THE FANBOYS
Sentences from DailyWritingTips.com http://www.dailywritingtips.com/25-subordinating-conjunctions/
25 Subordinating Conjunctions – A WHITE BUS
1. “After dinner, we’ll go see a movie.”
2. “Although I’d rather not, I’ll make an exception.”
3. “As you know, she’s rather eccentric.”
4. “When we’re done, let’s get some ice cream.”
5. “Whenever I go, I try to see something I’ve never seen before.”
6. “Whether or not you agree, I think it looks fine.”
7. “Where I go, they always have sales.”
8. “Wherever I go, I try to enjoy myself.”
9. “While I’m there, I play music on a jukebox.”
10. “How is it that even though you go there all the time, you’ve never noticed that before?”
11. “If you find out, please let me know.”
12. “In case you hadn’t heard, I couldn’t care less.”
13. “In order to enjoy your trip, take your time and enjoy the sights.”
14. “That I like wearing red — that has never been in dispute.”
15. “Though I’m flexible, I draw the line about that.”
16. “Even if it is true, I’ll forgive him.”
17. “Even though I’d heard the song before, I hadn’t known who sang it.”
18. “Ever since I met her, I haven’t been able to think about anything else.”
19. “Because I’ve been there before, I’d rather go somewhere else.”
20. “Before I saw the house, I was ready to just rent an apartment.”
21. “Unless you’re willing to wait, you’ll have to come back tomorrow.”
22. “Until we find it, we can’t leave.”
23. “Since then, I’ve had a different opinion of him.”
24. “So sure were you of your theory about them, you ignored evidence that you were
25. “So that I’m sure I understand you, please repeat what you said.”