Sentences: A quick overview for elementary level students

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This presentation describes the main components of a sentence and the types of sentences in a very simple way. It is designed for ESL students on primary school levels

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    1. 1. Sentences A quick overview for elementary level students
    2. 2. Complete Sentences <ul><li>Tells you about someone or something </li></ul><ul><li>It has two parts. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Naming Part and Action Part </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expresses a complete thought. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Example of Complete Sentences <ul><li>Bobby is laughing. </li></ul><ul><li>The bunny is hopping. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Naming Part <ul><li>Noun </li></ul><ul><li>Tells the name of a place or thing </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as subject </li></ul>
    5. 5. Action Part <ul><li>Verb </li></ul><ul><li>Tells what a person can do </li></ul><ul><li>Tells what a thing can do </li></ul>
    6. 6. Kind of Sentences Telling Sentences Exclamatory Sentences Interrogatives
    7. 7. Telling Sentences <ul><li>Tell something </li></ul><ul><li>End with a period (.) </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>The woman is playing basketball. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Exclamatory Sentences <ul><li>Exclaim something </li></ul><ul><li>End with an exclamatory point (!) </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>What a great day to play! </li></ul>
    9. 9. Interrogative Sentences <ul><li>Ask something </li></ul><ul><li>End with a question mark (?) </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like to play baseball? </li></ul>
    10. 10. Capital Letters <ul><li>First word in a sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Every sentence begins with capital letter. </li></ul><ul><li>Example : </li></ul><ul><li>My favorite sport is baseball. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Sentences and Word Order <ul><ul><ul><li>Order of words affect sentence meaning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The dog chases the boy. The boy chases the dog. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Myrna L. Morales </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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