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I dentifying Sentences by Use
 
Lesson 4-22
Prompt:We have been introduced to four types of sentences according to the way they are used: declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory.
Directions:Read each sentence and click to select below each sentence whether the sentence is declarative, imperative, interrogative, or exclamatory.
1.What a lovely party!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
2.Yesterday was a beautiful day.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
3.Did you see the colorful forest?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
4.Take the mountain road.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
5.How fortunate we are!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
6.Winter will soon be here.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
7.Are you ready for the cold?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
8.Button up your overcoat.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
9.Be quiet!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
10.She is an obstinate person.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
11.How soon will it snow?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
12.My, it is snowing outside!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
13.Where shall we begin the story?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
14.Stay in by the fire where it is warm.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
15.May I go outside?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
16.A declarative sentence makes a statement.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
17.Does an interrogative sentence ask a question?
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
18.Place a period at the end of an imperative sentence.
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
19.How exclamatory you are!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)
20.You bet I am!
(declarative) (imperative) (interrogative) (exclamatory)