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Types of sentences. A declarative sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period. An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark. An imperative sentence gives a command or makes a request. It ends with a period.

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Types of sentences

Types of sentences.

  • A declarative sentence makes a statement. It ends with a period.

  • An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.

  • An imperative sentence gives a command or makes a request. It ends with a period.

  • An exclamatory sentence expresses a strong feeling. It ends with an exclamation mark.


Declarative sentences

Declarative Sentences

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

I put my money in a piggy bank.

The boy is happy.

The eagle is flying.

That is my camera.

The people are running.


Interrogative sentences

Interrogative Sentences

An interrogative sentence asks a question. It ends with a question mark.

May I borrow your newspaper?

Did you turn the light off?

What is your favorite song?

Do you ride the bus?

Have you ever visited New York City?


Imperative sentences

Imperative Sentences

An imperative sentence gives a command or makes a request. It ends with a period. The subject of a command or request is always you, even if it is not in the sentence.

Please bring the pizza to the table.

Mom, please tie my shoes.

Mark, do all of your homework before you go out to play.

Do ten push-ups and twenty jumping jacks.

Open your mouth.


Exclamatory sentences

Exclamatory Sentences

An exclamatory sentence expresses a strong feeling. It ends with an exclamation mark.

Happy birthday, Tom!

Banana splits are the best desserts!

What a beautiful rose!

Ouch, that hurt!


Sentence transformation

Sentence Transformation

  • Declarative to Exclamatory

    I love amusement parks.

    Amusement parks are awesome!

    The ride was scary.

    The ride was so scary, we screamed!


Sentence transformation1

Sentence Transformation

  • Interrogative to Declarative

    Of all the rides at the amusement park,

    are roller coasters the best?

    Roller coasters are the best rides at amusement parks.


Sentence transformation2

Sentence Transformation

  • Interrogative to Exclamatory

  • Is she a real daredevil, like me?

  • She’s a real daredevil!


Sentence transformation3

Sentence Transformation

  • Declarative to Imperative

  • Before leaving the house, Mom says “Hold on.”

  • Hold on before you leave the house.


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