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Hi! My name isPaula the Period.
I am apunctuation markthat comes at theend of two types  of sentences.
The first type of  sentence is    called astatement.
A statement is a  sentence thatgives information.
A statement is  also called atelling sentence  because it is    telling you   something.
A statementalways starts with  a capital letter and ends with a      period.
I am going to visit mygrandma this weekend.   What is this sentence telling us?
The ship sailed across the          ocean.    What is this sentence telling us?
Billy likes to play games on        the computer.     What is this sentence telling us?
The sunshine is very bright         today.     What is this sentence telling us?
The second type of sentence is    called acommand.
A command is asentence that istelling you to do   something.
The subject of a     command    sentence isalways ‘you,’ but it is not stated.
A command  starts with acapital letter and  ends with a     period.
Sweep the floor.What is this sentence telling you to do?
Open your birthday    presents.What is this sentence telling you to do?
Go take a bath.What is this sentence telling you to do?
Smell the flowers.What is this sentence telling you to do?
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  1. 1. Hi! My name isPaula the Period.
  2. 2. I am apunctuation markthat comes at theend of two types of sentences.
  3. 3. The first type of sentence is called astatement.
  4. 4. A statement is a sentence thatgives information.
  5. 5. A statement is also called atelling sentence because it is telling you something.
  6. 6. A statementalways starts with a capital letter and ends with a period.
  7. 7. I am going to visit mygrandma this weekend. What is this sentence telling us?
  8. 8. The ship sailed across the ocean. What is this sentence telling us?
  9. 9. Billy likes to play games on the computer. What is this sentence telling us?
  10. 10. The sunshine is very bright today. What is this sentence telling us?
  11. 11. The second type of sentence is called acommand.
  12. 12. A command is asentence that istelling you to do something.
  13. 13. The subject of a command sentence isalways ‘you,’ but it is not stated.
  14. 14. A command starts with acapital letter and ends with a period.
  15. 15. Sweep the floor.What is this sentence telling you to do?
  16. 16. Open your birthday presents.What is this sentence telling you to do?
  17. 17. Go take a bath.What is this sentence telling you to do?
  18. 18. Smell the flowers.What is this sentence telling you to do?
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