Morning Year 4, Today children we will finish the week with a touch of grammar.
Read the passage below about the Charge of the Light Brigade and add in the correct conjunctions, using them only once. The conjunctions are:
When, before, after, while, so, because, therefore
The soldiers realised their mistake 1.__________ they had charged into battle. Not a single British soldier doubted their commander 2._________ he gave orders to attack the Russian enemy. The obeying soldiers followed their orders 3._________ Lord Cardigan, the commander stood back and watched the drama happen. The army was called ‘Light Brigade’ as they used fast horses unarmoured and carried sabres 4.________they were able to move quickly and freely. There was a high number of casualties and 5.____________ the British soldiers were defeated. Lord Cardigan had a bad temper 6.___________ the war, imagine how he was feeling now. People believe that Lord Cardigan made a mistake 7._________ he had fallen out his brother just before the war and wasn’t concentrating on his army.
In the comments, add numbers and matching conjunction.
Challenge: If you have completed that, try using the seven conjunctions to write your own sentences. It can be on anything.