• Mrs. LaFrance’s Notes about…

    Conjunctions and Interjections

    18.1 - Conjunctions

    A conjunction connects words or groups of words.

     

    Coordinating Conjunctions  

    A coordinating conjunction connects similar words or groups of words.   An easy way to remember coordinating conjunctions is to think of them as FANBOYS,    

    For

    And

    Nor

    But

    Or

             Yet

    So

    Correlative Conjunctions

    Correlative conjunctions are pairs of words that connect similar kinds of words or groups of words.

     

    both…and neither…nor           whether…or

     

    either…or not only…but also

     

    18.2 - Interjections

    An interjection is an exclamation that expresses feeling or emotion.

    Common interjections include:

    Wow Whew Uh… Well

    Hey Aaack Er… Huh

    Oh Ugh Say Hmmm