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Sentences - 5th Grade Grammar

Sentences - 5th Grade Grammar

Sentences and Sentence Fragments

A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. It begins with a capital letter and ends with a punctuation mark.
        My father builds a house. (complete sentence)
 
A sentence fragment is a group of words that does not express a complete thought: 
        Went to the store. (needs a subject)
        The plans for the house. (needs a predicate) 
        Changes his mind. (needs a subject)

Types of Sentences

A statement is a sentence that tells something. It ends with a period.
        The playground is under construction. 
        We watched the meteor shower.

A question is a sentence that asks something. It ends with a question mark
        Have you visited the new zoo?
        How long will it last?

A command is a sentence that tells or asks someone to do something. It ends with a period or an exclamation point
        Be careful. 
        Look in the northern sky.

An exclamation expresses strong feeling. It ends with an exclamation point
        Carrots are my favorite vegetable, too!
        That was the brightest one yet!

How to punctuate a sentence?

A statement ends with a period. My mother walked into the kitchen.
A question ends with a question mark. What were they looking at?
A command can end with a period or an exclamation point. Go over to the window to see them.
An exclamation ends with an exclamation point. This year’s fair will be the best ever!

Sentences Activity - 5th Grade Grammar

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