JOINING WORDS “AND” “BUT”
Conjunctions are joining words e.g “and” and “but”
“And” is used to join two words or sentences of different sense.
“But” is used to join two sentences to make one big sentence of the same sense e.g A fork and a knife.
John is standing. Jane is standing. – John and Jane are standing.
He bought a book. He bought a pencil. – He bought a book and a pencil.
Mary paid for cakes. Mary paid for bread. – Mary paid for cakes and bread.
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I am a boy. She is a girl. – I am a boy but she is a girl.
Suzan is skipping. John is sitting. – Suzan is skipping but John is sitting.
Mary is happy. Sarah is sad. – Mary is happy but Sarah is sad.
Homophones are words with the same sound but different in meaning e.g
heart – hurt hard – heard – had weak – week their – there
cat – cut were – wear – where to – two – too sun – son
fur – far rich – reach buy – bye – by pepper – paper
some – sum hole – whole knot – not meat – meet
write – right waist – waste
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Across 1 BAG Across 1 CAT
Across 2 CUP Across 2 PEN
Down 1 HAT down 1 CUP
Down 2 TEN Down 2 TEN
Adjectives are words that describe nouns or add to their meaning. e.g good, tall, small, fat.
adjectives are used in sentences.
Joan is a good girl.
It is a small ball.
They are big fruits.
He is a short man
Tom has a long pencil.
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