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The Four Kinds of Sentences. Mrs. Kelly Brown. Today we are going to learn about the types of sentences. What is a sentence?. What is a sentence?. A sentence is a group of words that makes sense. A sentence expresses a complete thought .

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The four kinds of sentences

The Four Kinds of Sentences

Mrs. Kelly Brown



What is a sentence
What is a sentence?

  • A sentence is a group of words that makes sense.

  • A sentence expresses a complete thought.

  • A sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a symbol.

  • A sentence has at least one verb an action word.

Example:

Sam went to the store.


Declarative sentence
Declarative Sentence.

A declarative sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period (.).

Examples:

  • The boy is happy.

  • The people are running.


Interrogative sentence

Examples

Interrogative Sentence.

An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark(?) .

Examples:

Who is your teacher?

Have you ever seen a flying fish?


Imperative sentence
Imperative Sentence.

An imperative sentence gives an order. It ends with a period OR an exclamation point.

Examples:

Go to your room!

Stop.


Exclamatory sentence
Exclamatory Sentence

An exclamatory sentence expresses strong feelings. It ends with an exclamation point.

Examples:

Hooray!

Wow! That’s great news!


Four kinds of sentences
Four Kinds of Sentences

3. Imperative- (.) , (!)

gives a command.

1. Declarative- (.) , (!) makes a statement.

2.Interrogative- (?) asks a question.

4. Exclamatory- (!)

shows strong feeling

or emotions.


Now it s your turn
Now it’s your turn!

Remember

.

Don’t forget that a sentence always begins with a capital letter and ends with an end mark.

The four kinds of sentences and don’t forget that imperative sentences can end two ways!


Lets practice
Lets Practice!

  • What kind of candy do you like

  • Go get the paper off the porch

  • Wow, you did great

  • I love to watch old movies

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Did you get them right
Did you get them right?

  • What kind of candy do you like? (interrogative)

  • Go get the paper off the porch. (imperative)

  • Wow, you did great! (exclamatory)

  • I love to watch old movies. (declarative)

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