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Basic Composition
Paragraph using Coordination and Subordination

February 18, 1999

bulletUse coordinating conjunctions: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so. for equal ideas.
bulletI like chocolate, and I also love flowers
bulletUse subordinating conjunctions to emphasize one idea: after, although, because, before, if, since, than, that, unless, until, when, whenever, whether, wherever, while.
bulletAlthough I like chocolate, I shouldn’t eat it too much.

 Paragraph Assignment

Write about a habit you would like to change. Use two coordinating and two subordinating conjunctions in your paragraph. Teacher Writing Sample

 "I’m always forgetting something since I’m very busy these days."

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