Kinds of sentences:
by purpose & based on structure
English Language Arts
Types of sentences
Kinds of sentence
• Sentence by purpose
• Sentences based on structure.
Declarative• A declarative sentence is a sentence that
forms a statement. It ends with a period.
Ex: I went to the amusement park
• An imperative sentence is a sentence that
makes a command or a request. It
sometimes ends with a period.
Ex: Go to bed, now!
Go close the door, Jimmy.
• An interrogative sentence is a sentence
that forms a question. It ends in a
Ex: Why is two wrong?
Can you log me in your laptop?
• An exclamatory sentence is a sentence
attempts to show powerful feelings, or
emotions. It ends with an exclamation
Ex: Ah, there a snake over there!
I love you so much!
• A simple sentence is a sentence that
contains an independent clause.
Ex: Maddie’s team won the girls basketball game.
• A compound sentence is a sentence that
contains two independent clauses separated
by a coordinating conjunction.
Ex: Mendy, John, and Jack watches
television, while Suan eat noodles.
• A complex sentence is a sentence that has an
independent clause and a dependent clause.
Ex: When Elizabeth handed in her
homework, she forgot to put her name on
complex• A compound-complex sentence is a sentence
that contains two independent clauses, a
dependent clause and a coordinating
Ex: Although Bob likes to go camping, he
hasn’t had the time to go lately, and he
can’t find anyone to go with.
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