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1 Sentence Review What every sentence needs Parts of a sentence Types of sentences

2 Every sentence must… Begin with a capital letter. Contain a verb. End with a. ! or ?

3 Parts of a Sentence Subjects Tells who or what the sentence is about. Contains the noun of the sentence. Usually comes first. Predicates Tells what the subject of the sentence does or is being. Always contains a verb. Usually comes after the subject. Sentences usually have two parts, a subject and a predicate.

4 Simple and Complete Subjects Complete Subjects Complete subjects include the noun and all of the words describing the noun. Ex. The tiny red bird built a nest in the tree. The fourth grade students studied hard for their test. Simple Subjects Simple subjects are only the noun in the subject. Ex. The tiny red bird built a nest in the tree. The fourth grade students studied hard for their test.

5 Simple and Complete Predicates Complete Predicates Complete predicates include the verb and all of the words describing the verb. Ex. The tiny red bird built a nest in the tree. The fourth grade students studied hard for their test. Simple Predicates Simple predicates are only the verb in the predicate. Ex. The tiny red bird built a nest in the tree. The fourth grade students studied hard for their test.

6 Compound Subjects Compound subjects are two or more subjects joined together by a conjunction to create one subject. Examples Braden played basketball at recess. Josie played basketball at recess. Braden and Josie played basketball at recess. Pancakes are good for breakfast. Waffles are good for breakfast. Pancakes or waffles are good for breakfast.

7 Compound Predicates Compound predicates are two or more predicates joined together by a conjunction to create one predicate. Examples Braden played basketball at recess. Braden ran the track at recess. Braden played basketball and ran the track at recess. The dog chased the car. The dog barked at the car. The dog chased and barked at the car.

8 The Four Kinds of Sentences Declarative (telling) Interrogative (question) Exclamatory (exclamation) Imperative (command) ! ?.

9 Declarative Sentences Examples of Declarative Sentences 1.We will have a great year. 2.Winding Creek is the best school there is. A declarative sentence… is also called a statement. states or tells information. always ends with a period.

10 Interrogative Sentences Examples of Interrogative Sentences 1.What did you do this summer? 2.Which type of book do you like the best? An interrogative sentence… is also called a question. asks a question. always ends with a question mark.

11 Exclamatory Sentences Examples of Exclamatory Sentences 1.That movie was great! 2.What a beautiful flower! An exclamatory sentence… is also called an exclamation. expresses strong emotion. always ends with an exclamation point.

12 Imperative Sentences Examples of Imperative Sentences 1.Please hand me the remote control. 2.Be careful! An imperative sentence… is also called a command gives an order ends with a period or exclamation point.

13 Simple and Compound Sentences A simple sentence expresses one complete thought. A compound sentence is two or more complete thoughts joined together with a conjunction to create one sentence. Simple Sentence Examples I would like to go to the store this afternoon. I have a lot of homework to do. Compound Sentence Example I would like to go to the store this afternoon, but I have a lot of homework to do. Compound sentences are always joined by a comma then a conjunction.


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