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Types of sentences


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by Maya Ellison
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Types of sentences

  1. 1. Declarative Sentence Definition A declarative sentence tells you something. Ex: I love puppies.
  2. 2. Imperative Sentence Definition An imperative sentence demands or commands you to do something. Ex: Go clean your room right now.
  3. 3. Interrogative Sentence Definition An interrogative sentence states a question Ex: Did you make your bed?
  4. 4. Exclamatory Sentence Definition An exclamatory sentence shows excitement. Ex: I made the job!
  5. 5. Simple Sentence Definition A simple sentence is a sentence consisting of only one clause, with a single subject and predicate. Ex: . Alicia goes to the library and studies every day.
  6. 6. Compound Sentence Definition A compound sentence is a sentence that consist of two or more independent clauses joined together by a conjunction. Ex:Markplayed football, so Maria went shopping.
  7. 7. Complex Sentence Definition A complex sentence is a sentence that has one independent and one dependent clause. Ex: After they finished studying, Juan and Maria went to the movies.
  8. 8. Compound- Complex Sentence Definition A compound- complex sentence is a sentence that has two independent clauses and one dependent clause. Ex: We decided that the movie was too violent, but our children, who like to watch scary movies, thought that we were wrong.