Conjunctions for Class 3, Explanations, Types, Examples and Worksheets With Free PDF

Here, we are going to explore the conjunctions for class 3 with reference to Definition, explanations, Types, examples, and a few worksheets of conjunctions at the end. Moreover, you can get access to a free pdf download of conjunctions for class 3.

So, firstly let’s begin with the definition of conjunctions:

Conjunction Definition

A conjunction is a word or phrase that connects words sentences, adjectives, and phrases together. Generally, conjunctions are the words that connect two sentences and made them helpful in writing and speaking. Conjunction helps to make a sentence short and less repetitive.

Conjunction Explanation

Here few examples are given below with explanations to understand conjunction better:

  • I like to eat bread with butter.

(Here ‘with’ is a conjunction that connects two words bread and butter)

  • A mixture of red and blue makes purple color.

(Here ‘and’ is a conjunction that connects two words red and blue)

List of Conjunctions

Here is the list of common conjunction given below:

  • And
  • But
  • Or
  • So
  • Because
  • However
  • After
  • Since
  • During
  • Than
  • Unless
  • That
  • While
  • Thus
  • Therefore
  • Thereafter
  • Meanwhile
  • Later
  • Firstly
  • Gradually
  • Another
  • Whomever
  • Whatever
  • Whereas
  • Briefly
  • Besides
  • Equally
  • Before
  • Since
  • Similarly
  • Soon
  • Yet
  • Now
  • Nor
  • Later
  • Actually
  • Afterward
  • Why
  • How
  • Until
  • Till

Conjunction Examples

Let’s discuss some examples of conjunctions:

  1. I have two pens and a pencil.
  2. I like to eat simple rice with pulses.
  3. Rita loves to visit the zoo when she was a small child.
  4. I want to play cricket but there is raining outside.
  5. I will come with you wherever you will go.
  6. The teacher was left when Rita’s parents reached the school.
  7. I want to visit Jammu this November so I would need some woolen clothes.
  8. You can submit your homework until the next bell rings.
  9. She can either go to Himachal or Jammu.
  10. I am a Hindi native speaker but I can speak both Hindi and English.

As, we can see, with, when, but, wherever, when, so, until, or, but and both mentioned above are examples of conjunction as they connect two words or sentences together.

Conjunction Types

Mainly there are three types of conjunctions listed below:

  1. Coordinating conjunctions
  2. Subordinating conjunctions
  3. Correlative conjunctions

Let’s discuss each of them in detail:

1. Coordinating Conjunctions

Coordinating conjunctions are such as and, for, or nor, etc. generally coordinating conjunctions are used to join two sentences, nouns, verbs, and phrases. It is useful when writing compound sentences and in expressing different ideas and concepts.

There is a list of coordinating conjunctions written below:

They can be summarized in short form such as (FANBOYS)

Here are some examples of coordinating conjunctions written below:

  1. I want to go abroad for higher studies.
  2. I would like to have bread and butter for breakfast.
  3. No, I can’t deal with this.
  4. I have my own work but I will help you to prepare your project.
  5. Ram hasn’t reached his home yet.

Before proceeding to other types of conjunctions there you need to solve the worksheet of coordinating conjunctions for class 3 in which you are required to write the appropriate conjunctions in each sentence given.

Worksheet of Coordinating Conjunctions

Here you need to put the appropriate conjunctions (and, but, or, so, yet, for, no) in the following sentences written below:

  1. it’s raining outside, we will need an umbrella.
  2. Rita tried hard to make food; she couldn’t make it delicious as her mother.
  3. If you want to visit Jammu, you can drive car, you can book a flight.
  4. I bought two pairs of shoes; we can wear them to tonight’s party.
  5. The time is not enough, I will make a way.
  6. I went to buy a phone cover; the shop did not have that in stock.
  7. Rita is a good student, this time he didn’t get good marks.
  8. Ram has my book, I asked him to return it.
  9. I would like to have bread, butter in breakfast.
  10. I am going to school, that I could gain knowledge.

Answers

  1. it’s raining outside so we will need an umbrella.
  2. Rita tried hard to make food but she couldn’t make it delicious as her mother
  3. If you want to visit Jammu, you can drive a car or you can book a flight.
  4. I bought two pairs of shoes so we can wear them at tonight’s party.
  5. The time is not enough but I will make a way.
  6. I went to buy a phone cover but the shop did not have that in stock.
  7. Rita is a good student but this time he didn’t get good marks.
  8. Ram has my book so I asked him to return it.
  9. I would like to have bread and butter for breakfast.
  10. I am going to school so that I could gain knowledge.

2. Subordinating conjunctions

Subordinating conjunctions are such as then, whether and since etc. generally subordinating conjunctions are used to connect independent words or sentences with dependent words or sentences.

Here is the list of subordinating conjunctions written below:

  • Than
  • Whether
  • As
  • Till
  • Until
  • Although
  • After
  • When
  • Since
  • Once
  • While
  • Though
  • If
  • Where

Here are some examples of subordinating conjunctions

  1. I want to say that I will pursue my further studies abroad.
  2. I believe ram because he is an honest person.
  3. I would feel pleasure if I can turn your sadness into happiness.
  4. Rita is much better than ram.
  5. Do not move until I command you to move.

Before we proceed to another concept you need to solve the worksheet on subordinating conjunctions for class 3 where you need to fill up the space with correct subordinating conjunctions in each sentence.

Worksheet of Subordinating Conjunctions

Here you need to fill the blank space with the appropriate subordinating conjunctions in each sentence given below:

  1. Ram was not happy________ he gets scolded for his bad academics. (because, if)
  2. Rita was talking with her friends ______the teacher was teaching (while, but)
  3. Himachal was always the place ________ I wants to go to on weekends. (when, where)
  4. _______ I clear the entrance exam then I will get admission to the top university. (Even, if)
  5. You don’t move from here ________ I come. (until, if)
  6. I need to change my address in records ________ last week I got shifted to another place. (but, because)
  7. _________ you succeed to convince one buyer then you will get a commission. (If, Where)
  8. Rita has already left the house _________ I went to meet her. (if, before)
  9. I am waiting for her _____ morning (since, but)
  10. I want to go abroad _______ I don’t have a visa (but, even)

Answers

  1. Because
  2. While
  3. Where
  4. If
  5. Until
  6. Because
  7. If
  8. Before
  9. Since
  10. But

3. Correlative Conjunctions

Correlative conjunctions are such as both, neither, and either, etc. generally correlative conjunctions are used to coordinate two different sentences and words of the same value. It pairs two sentences.

Here is the list of correlative conjunctions written below:

  • Either____Or
  • Not ____but
  • Neither___nor
  • Both____and
  • Wheather___or
  • Just as______so
  • The_____the
  • As______as
  • As much______as
  • No sooner_____then
  • Rather_____than
  • Such_____that

Here are some examples of correlative conjunctions given below:

  1. Speaker needs to manage both speaking and writing while delivering a speech.
  2. I want to visit either Jammu or Himachal this weekend.
  3. Rita likes neither chocolate nor ice cream.
  4. Do you know whether we would have a night out or we will stay here?
  5. Ram is not only good in academics but also a national champion.
  6. Rita is such an intelligent girl that I don’t have to put more effort to make her understand concepts.

Worksheet of Correlative Conjunctions

Here you need to fill up the blank space with suitable correlative conjunctions:

  1. ____Ram____raman wants to go to Jammu this weekend.
  2. ______me _______her knows about the vacation plan.
  3. ______me ________rita will get punishment for not completing homework on time..
  4. ____ram ____sohan were my best friends in school time.
  5. The teacher has to keep attendance of every child to record ________ students are attending classes ____not.
  6. Ram_______ maintain his physical health______ he also maintain mental health
  7. Put your creativity _________,______ you can in this project.
  8. ________I will go to Mumbai ____Bangalore this month.

Answers

  1. Both, and
  2. Neither, nor
  3. Both, and
  4. Both, and
  5. Whether, or
  6. Not only, but
  7. As much, as
  8. Either, or

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