Kinds of Sentences Look Again Lesson 1
Kinds of Sentences There are 4 types of sentences! • A sentence that is a statement ends with a period and is called Declarative. • A sentence that gives directions or a command ends with a period and is called Imperative. • A sentence that asks a questions ends with a question mark and is called Interrogative. • A sentence that shows strong feeling ends with an exclamation point and is called Exclamatory.
Examples: • Mammals are warm blooded. (Declarative) • Are kangaroos mammals? (Interrogative) • Please put the hamster back in its cage. (Imperative) • I hate snakes! (Exclamatory)
Try It!Read Each Sentence below. Write the type of sentence on the line. • Go outside and build a snowman. ___________________ • Then, mother said, “Wear your cap, Stan!” ____________ imperative exclamatory
PracticePut the correct end mark at the end of each sentence. ? • Where does snow come from • Icy droplets of water in clouds turn into snowflakes • It’s amazing that no two snowflakes are alike • Where do the water droplets come from • They come from Earth’s lakes, rivers, and oceans . ! ? .
Proofread Read the paragraph below. Insert end marks where they belong. What can change in a minute or stay the same for months at a time The weather The tropics are hot areas of the world In the tropics, the weather doesn’t change for months at a time In some parts of the world, storms can change a sunny day into a rainy day Trying to figure out what the weather will be is a difficult job ? ! . . . !