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Writing and Grammar Earthquake Terror Base Words Using a Thesaurus Kinds of Sentences Subjects and Predicates
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A thesaurus helps writers to find synonyms, words with similar meanings. It also helps writers find antonyms, words with opposite meanings. A person usually uses a thesaurus when he or she has one word in mind and is looking for a word that is like it or in direct contrast to it. Vocabulary: Using a Thesaurus ( R5-S1C4-05) Determine the meanings, pronunciations, syllabication, synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech of words, by using a variety of reference aids.
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Declarative - A declarative sentence makes a statement. A declarative sentence ends with a period. Example: The house will be built on a hill. Interrogative - An interrogative sentence asks a question. An interrogative sentence ends with a question mark. Example: How did you find the card? Exclamatory - An exclamatory sentence shows strong feeling. An exclamatory sentence ends with an exclamation mark. Example: The monster is attacking! Kinds of Sentences
Imperative - An imperative sentence gives a command. Example: Cheryl, try the other door. Sometimes the subject of an imperative sentence (you) is understood. Example: Look in the closet. (You, look in the closet.) More Kinds of Sentences
Do you know what to do during an earthquake? What can you do to prepare ahead of time? Try to find shelter as quickly as possible. What a roaring sound the earth can make! An earthquake can stop as suddenly as it can start. Name the Sentence Type! interrogative imperative exclamatory declarative