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Subordinating Conjunctions Poster

Subordinating Conjunctions Poster
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Description

Subordinating conjunctions are used in complex sentences to join a main clause to a subordinate clause. Use this classroom display poster as a reference when teaching subordinating conjunctions and their mnemonics such as:

  • I SAW A WABUB - if, since, as, when, although, while, after, before, until, because
  • WABBITS - when, after, because, before, if, though, since 
     
Curriculum Codes

AC9E4LA06 9

Understand that complex sentences contain one independent clause and at least one dependent clause typically joined by a subordinating conjunction to create relationships, such as time and causality

AC9E6LA05 9

Understand how embedded clauses can expand the variety of complex sentences to elaborate, extend and explain ideas

AC9E5LA05 9

Understand that the structure of a complex sentence includes a main clause and at least one dependent clause, and understand how writers can use this structure for effect

ACELA1507 8.4

Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause

ACELA1493 8.4

Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases

ACELA1522 8.4

Investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas

EN3-6B old

Uses knowledge of sentence structure, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to respond to and compose clear and cohesive texts in different media and technologies

EN2-9B old

Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts

EN3-2A old

Composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts

EN2-RECOM-01 new

Reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes using knowledge of text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension

EN3-RECOM-01 new

Fluently reads and comprehends texts for wide purposes, analysing text structures and language, and by monitoring comprehension

VCELA323

Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause

VCELA292

Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases

VCELA350

Investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas

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