Let’s Put an end to sentences! 5 th grade Language Arts
What is an end mark? An end mark is also known as punctuation, and comes at the end of a sentence. It lets you know when to stop. What are the different kinds of end marks? Click if you dare to find out!
An exclamation mark shows excitement or strong feeling. This type of sentence is called EXCLAMATORY. That is a huge dog! A question mark means something is being asked. This type of sentence is called INTERROGATIVE. Are you going to lunch? The period is the most famous end mark. It comes at the end of statements and commands. These types of sentences are called DECLARATIVE or IMPERATIVE. It is raining today. (declarative) Do not interrupt while I am talking. (imperative)
The period is used for more than just an end mark. It is used in abbreviations: 1290 College Rd. J. K. Rollings Ms. White Dr. Atchley
Where are we going exclamation mark question mark period
Correct Put those papers away. This sentence is a command, so it gets a period.
Practice: Add capitalization and end marks. Then, name the kind of sentence. 1. how can I build my vocabulary 2. look in his thesaurus 3. a thesaurus lists synonyms for words 4.wow!What a lot of synonyms there are for big 5. how do you remember new words
Practice: Add capitalization and end marks. Then, name the kind of sentence. 6. i try to use the new word often each day 7. please write original sentences with your vocabulary words 8. what are synonyms and antonyms 9. synonyms have similar meanings 10. think of a synonym for happy
Mission Accomplished!! We ended those pesky sentences. You did great, earthlings!!