How To Make Sentences
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  • 1. How to Make Sentences It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4
  • 2. Step One: Capitalization
    • Begin your sentence with a capital letter.
    • Remember: ALL SENTENCES BEGIN WITH A CAPITAL LETTER!
  • 3. Step Two: Subject
    • The subject tells who or what the sentence is about. It always includes a noun.
    • What is a noun? A noun tells who does the action. It can be a person, place, or thing.
    • Example:
    • The large dog barked angrily at the stranger.
    person place thing
  • 4. Step Three: Predicate
    • The predicate tells about the subject. It always include a verb.
    • What is a verb? A verb tells what the noun is doing.
    • Example:
    • The large dog barked angrily at the stranger.
  • 5. Two Parts to a Sentence
    • Remember: a sentence always contain TWO parts:
    • 1. SUBJECT
    • and
    • 2. PREDICAT.E
  • 6. Step Four: Punctuation
    • Make sure the sentence ends with punctuation.
    • What is punctuation? A punctuation mark is what goes at the ending. It can be a period, question mark, or an exclamation point.
    question mark period exclamation point
  • 7. NOW………..
    • Go back and make sure you began your sentence with a capital letter.
  • 8. AND THEN…….
    • Go back and make sure that you ended your sentence with a punctuation mark. Did you use a period, question mark, or exclamation point?
  • 9. Last………
    • Does your sentence make sense?
  • 10. Types of Sentences
    • There are four types of sentences.
    • 1. Declarative : statement
    • 2. Imperative: command
    • 3. Interrogative : question
    • 4. Exclamatory : emotions
  • 11. Declarative Sentences
    • Declarative sentences make a statement.
    • Declarative sentences end with a period. (.)
    • Example:
    • We ate salad.
  • 12. Imperative Sentences
    • Imperative sentences give an order or commands something.
    • Imperative sentences end with a period or an exclamation point. (.) (!)
    • Example:
    • Make me a salad.
  • 13. Interrogative Sentences
    • Interrogative sentences ask a question.
    • Interrogative sentences end with a question mark. (?).
    • Example:
    • Did you eat my salad?
    • .
  • 14. Exclamatory Sentences
    • Exclamatory sentences express strong emotions.
    • Exclamatory sentences end with an exclamation point (!).
    • Example:
    • I love my salad!
  • 15. YOU ARE READY
    • Now, get out a sheet of paper and write 4 sentences: Declarative, Interrogative, Exclamatory, and Imperative.
    • Make sure you have a capital letter, a subject that includes a noun, a predicate that includes a verb, and punctuation at the end…….DOES YOUR SENTENCE MAKE SENSE?