Declarative and Interrogative Sentences

2nd - 3rd

In this recognizing declarative and interrogative sentences activity, students identify the two kinds of sentences, write sentences adding ending punctuation marks, change sentences to the kinds named, and review and assess knowledge. Students write thirty-two answers.

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Commands and Explanations

For this recognizing commands and exclamations worksheet, learners compare and identify command and exclamation sentences, write ending marks, fill in the blanks, review, and assess knowledge. Students write thirty-four answers.

Kinds of Sentences

For this different kinds of sentences worksheet, 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.

Kinds of Sentences

In this sentence worksheet, students add correct punctuation to declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory sentences. Students then label sentences according to type, change sentences to another type and complete a short review and assess page.

If I Could Have Lived in Another Time or Culture

Third graders develop multi-paragraph compositions. They include an introduction, first and second level support, and a conclusion. They use a variety of sentence structures (e.g., simple, compound/complex) and sentence types (i.e., declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, imperative).

Varying Sentence Style

In this sentences worksheet, students rewrite 2 underlined sentences in a paragraph as questions, write an original interrogative sentence to begin a paragraph and then write a brief personal narrative about hearing their favorite song.

Sentences and Punctuation

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.

Types of Sentences

This grammar PowerPoint reinforces the three types of sentences and how to identify them correctly. Each slide of this PowerPoint gives examples and definitions of declarative, interrogative and exclamatory sentences. The final few slides are devoted to students identifying each type of the given sentences.

Terrific Topic Sentences

Students write paragraphs using topic sentences that capture the reader's attention. They create sentences from writing prompts and restate sentences as questions, commands, or exclamations.

Writing in First and Third Person

Explore narrative writing by participating in a role-playing activity. In this perspective lesson, learners define first and third person in writing and discuss how it changes the mood of the reader. The first activity has pupils write on a postcard while role playing as a character in the first person. The second activity gives sentence starters to practice writing in the third person. Help your class see the difference in voice.

Terrific Topic Sentences

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. 

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