A sentence stands alone to express a complete thought. Surprisingly, most 5th graders still need to revisit the concepts of complete sentences and fragments and how to punctuate the four different kinds of sentences. Combining shorter sentences into longer, more complex sentences is another skill that requires practice. Students get all of that needed review in this unit, in addition to learning how to identify and fix run-on sentences.
Are your students ready to learn about questions and statements? Well, this lesson is definitely ready to provide some help. Through playing a fun game, young readers will improve their language abilities.
Test your students with these exercises that have them identify simple, compound, and complex sentences. Helpful hints give your students all the information they need to work through the problems on their own.
How much fun can you have reviewing the four kinds of sentences? You’re about to find out! This lesson culminates with a classroom game that doubles as a group review of declarative, exclamatory, interrogative, and imperative sentences.
It’s time to make some sentences! In this lesson, students will review parts of speech and simple vs. complex sentences. They will then use their knowledge to create word grab bags to use when forming sentences.
Help your students go through a writing skill metamorphosis with this teacher-approved lesson plan. By searching for words to create statements, questions, and exclamations, students will improve their own language skills.
Explaining Illustrations with Declarative Sentences
In this lesson, students will examine illustrations and write about them using declarative sentences. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Connecting Text and Illustrations.
There’s not just one kind of sentence out there -- oh, no. The four most common types of sentences are declarative, exclamatory, imperative, and interrogative, and they all do different things. Learn about all the different types of sentences and how to write them with our worksheets and more. We have worksheets and workbooks for students, and lesson plans for teachers and homeschoolers.