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    • The four types of sentencesThe four types of sentences By: Jordon whiteBy: Jordon white 10/8/1310/8/13 Ms. DawsonMs. Dawson 44thth periodperiod
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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?
    • 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!
    • SimpleSimple  A simple sentence contains only oneA simple sentence contains only one independent clause.independent clause.
    • ComplexComplex  A complex sentence contains aA complex sentence contains a subordinate clause and a independentsubordinate clause and a independent clause.clause.
    • CompoundCompound  A compound sentence contains at least twoA compound sentence contains at least two independent clausesindependent clauses
    • 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
    • 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