Correct Sentences Objective: begin sentences with capital letters and end with the correct end marks
Read the sentences below. Which sentence is a statement? Which one is a question? • He jabbed his hands into his pockets and sighed. Why couldn’t he get his room straight?
When you write, you must show where each sentence begins and ends. Use a capital letter to show where each sentence begins, and an end mark to show where it ends. • Run-on: Something smells good are you baking bread? • Correct: Something smells good. Are you making bread?
Statements and commands end with a periods. • Questions end with question marks. • Exclamations end with exclamation marks. • Statement: We like warm bread. • Command: Make some bread please. • Question: Do you like warm bread? • Exclamation: What a wonderful bread this is!
How would you write these sentences? • take lessons from my teacher • have you ever seen Peggy Fleming skate • how graceful she is • she won a gold metal in the Olympics • we went there last year who won the contest
we are making dinner would you like to help • do you need an apron please find the large pot • pour in some ketchup • did you remember to add the jelly • i’ll chop the cabbage what a great stew this will be • how surprised Mom and Dad will be