The four types of sentences

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The four types of sentences

  1. 1. The four types of sentencesThe four types of sentences By: Jordon whiteBy: Jordon white 10/8/1310/8/13 Ms. DawsonMs. Dawson 44thth periodperiod
  2. 2. DeclarativeDeclarative  A declarative sentence is stating aA declarative sentence is stating a complete thought.complete thought.  Example: Some kids think school isExample: Some kids think school is boring.boring. 570 × 238 - huffingtonpost.co.uk
  3. 3. ImperativeImperative  A imperative sentence is a statement thatA imperative sentence is a statement that is a command.is a command.  Example: Jimmy do your homework rightExample: Jimmy do your homework right now.now.
  4. 4. InterrogativeInterrogative  An interrogative sentence is asking a question.An interrogative sentence is asking a question.  Example: Mom, do you know what the squareExample: Mom, do you know what the square root is?root is?
  5. 5. ExclamatoryExclamatory  An exclamatory sentence is when you show a lotAn exclamatory sentence is when you show a lot of excitement in that sentence.of excitement in that sentence.  Example: Science is the best class!Example: Science is the best class!
  6. 6. SimpleSimple  A simple sentence contains only oneA simple sentence contains only one independent clause.independent clause.
  7. 7. ComplexComplex  A complex sentence contains aA complex sentence contains a subordinate clause and a independentsubordinate clause and a independent clause.clause.
  8. 8. CompoundCompound  A compound sentence contains at least twoA compound sentence contains at least two independent clausesindependent clauses
  9. 9. Compound-complexCompound-complex  This sentence contains at least twoThis sentence contains at least two independent clauses and at least oneindependent clauses and at least one subordinate csubordinate c
  10. 10. Compound-complexCompound-complex  This sentence contains at least twoThis sentence contains at least two independent clauses and at least oneindependent clauses and at least one subordinate csubordinate c
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