Contrast Clause Worksheets:
Expressing Contrast –
The words below all express contrast. They are used in sentences to show
when the second point in a sentence contradicts the first.
Words that Express Contrast –
The words below all express contrast. They are used to introduce
the dependent clauses of sentences to show when the information
in the dependent clause contradicts the independent clause.
Despite, In Spite Of –
The words despite and in spite of must be followed by a noun phrase or a verb
ending in -ing.
Despite vs. Whereas –
The words despite and whereas both express contrast
within a sentence, but they are not interchangeable.
Fill in the blank with an appropriate contrast connector.
Sugar Intake –
Choose an appropriate word or phrase to complete each sentence.
Clue Me In! –
Rephrase the sentences using the words in parentheses.
Write Me Something –
Write a paragraph about an issue going on at
your school. Make sure you represent multiple sides of the issue. Use
at least ten contrast clauses in your paragraph.