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Types of Sentences
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Basic Parts of Sentences
1.Subject(noun) - the person or thing acting in the sentence2.Predicate(verb) - the action that takes place in the sentence
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Four Types of Sentences
1.Declarative2.Interrogative3.Exclamatory4.ImperativeUsing the different sentence types will give your writing variety and interest.
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Declarative SentenceThis sentence makes a statement,and ends with a period.
"The little boy plays with his new toy."OR"My favorite day of the week is Saturday, because I can go out and play with my friends."
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Interrogative SentenceThis sentence asks a question,and ends with a question mark.
"Did you see that?"OR"When do you want me to pick you up tomorrow?"
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Exclamatory SentenceThis sentence showsstrong emotionor feeling, and ends with an exclamation mark.
"I can't believe you jumped that high!"OR"This is the best birthday I've ever had!"
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Imperative SentenceThis sentence gives a direction or command, andends with aperiodorexclamation mark.
"Please shut the door."But where is thesubjectin this sentence?In imperative sentences, the subject is often implied:"[You] shut the door."Sometimes, the subject is named (but the "you" is still implied):"Johnny, shut the door now!"
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More free SENTENCE WRITING resources:fragments & run-onssimple, complex & compound sentencescommon sentence errorsimproving sentence structureEight-week SENTENCE WRITING courses:elementary schoolmiddle schoolhigh school
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