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What is a declarative sentence? Interrogative sentence? If your middle schoolers are asking these questions, it's time to learn them once and for all! Start by reading through the information provided at the top of the page, and then have learners read a series of sentences and decide which sentences fit into each of the four categories (declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory).
In this recognizing the four types of sentences and their ending punctuations worksheet, students identify a group of sentences as sentences or not sentences, identify the types of sentences, add capitalizations and ending punctuations, and review and assess knowledge. Students answer forty-six questions.
What must a sentence contain in order to be complete? What different types of sentences exist? Look at declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences with this 17-slide presentation. Several example sentences are shown, and the presentation also highlights incomplete sentences and how to correct them. Pair these slides with a worksheet on sentence variety, and you're ready to go!
Test learners' knowledge of parts of speech and sentence types with this 37 question multiple choice and matching quiz. Multiple choice questions provide examples that must be labeled as the correct part of speech or sentence type. The matching section provides definitions of parts of speech and sentence types that need to be matched to the correct term. Answers are not available for this exercise.
In this recognizing the four kinds of sentences activity, students identify declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences, make corrections in capitalization and punctuation, complete sentences with phrases from a box, and review and assess knowledge. Students write thirty-nine answers.
Identify sentence types within a short paragraph and complete a sentence transformation worksheet. Learners review sentence types and study a sentence identification chart. They watch a video about peacocks and identify sentence examples using the identification chart. Then read a passage about peacocks, categorize the sentence types, and transform sentences.
In this different kinds of sentences instructional activity, students add the correct end punctuation to 10 sentences and identify the last 5 as declarative, interrogative, imperative or exclamatory. Students add an end punctuation mark to 8 sentences and change 7 sentences to the kind of sentence shown in parentheses. Students problem solve 10 review questions involving the 4 different types of sentences.
A quick review of the four types of sentences, this grammar worksheet covers declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory sentences. Your young grammarians are given the definition and an example of each of these kinds of sentences at the top of the page. Then they are given 23 sentences which they must identify and punctuate. This exercise emphasizes punctuation as a way of identifying sentence type. Answer key is provided on a separate page.
The proper use of the question mark, and how to correctly construct a sentence that is a question, are the two focuses in a wonderful language arts instructional activity. There is a terrific interactive online game that your kids can utilize to help them learn these important skills, a very good printable worksheet, and many other wonderful extension activities. All of these will reinforce how to properly construct an interrogative sentence.
Capture the interest of your reader with terrific topic sentences. To practice hooking the reader, your class will be given writing prompts, and they must create topic sentences for each prompt provided. Encourage them to use different types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory). Extension activities are included.