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Grade 4 - English Language
2.41 Types of Sentences

A group of words that makes complete sense is called a sentence.
Examples:
color blue favorite is My. (It makes no sense, therefore it is not a sentence.)
My favorite color is blue. (It makes complete sense, therefore it is a sentence.)

There are four kinds of sentences:
1. Assertive or declarative sentence (a statement)
2. Imperative sentence (a command)
3. Interrogative sentence (a question)
4. Exclamatory sentence (an exclamation)

1. An assertive sentence is a sentence that states a fact. Such sentences are simple statements. They state, assert or declare something.
Examples:
Jan is a student. She lives in a big city.

2. Imperative sentence is a sentence which gives command, makes a request, or express a wish.
Examples:
Go to your room. (an order)
Please lend me your book. (a request)
Have a good time at the picnic. (a wish)

3. Exclamatory sentence is a sentence which expresses sudden and strong feelings, such as surprise, wonder, pity, sympathy, happiness or gratitude.
Example:
What a shame!

4. Interrogative sentence: A sentence that asks a question is called an interrogative sentence.
Examples:
What is your name? Where do you live?


Directions: Select the type of sentence shown in each question. Describe the different types of sentences in your own words and give examples for each. As a homework, read a book and find at least five examples for each type of sentence.

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Grade 4 - English Language
2.41 Types of Sentences

Q 1: Where do Molly and Polly live?
declarative
imperative
exclamatory
interrogative

Q 2: The classroom is very cold today.
imperative
declarative
exclamatory
interrogative

Q 3: I need a new notebook.
imperative
interrogative
exclamatory
declarative

Q 4: Jill went home early today.
declarative
imperative
exclamatory
interrogative

Q 5: Wow! Those fireworks are beautiful!
exclamatory
imperative
interrogative
declarative

Q 6: Why do you always ask me questions?
interrogative
declarative
imperative
exclamatory

Q 7: Do you need a drink of water?
interrogative
exclamatory
imperative
declarative

Q 8: Where is my favorite pair of shoes?
imperative
exclamatory
interrogative
declarative

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