Sentence Types and Sentence Structure
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A sentence that asks a question.
A sentence that makes a statement and it ends with a period.
A sentence that shows strong emotion; always ends with an exclamation point.
Imperative (. or !)
A sentence that tells or asks someone to do something; usually end with a period but may end with an exclamation point.
A complete sentence/clause that contains a subject and a verb (predicate).
Two sentences that have been combined. Both parts of a compound sentence could stand alone if they needed to.
A sentence that has one simple sentence (independent clause) and one dependent clause.
A sentence that contains two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause.
A grammatically faulty sentence that has two independent clauses without a word or punctuation mark to separate them.
A sentence that's missing a subject or verb.
A group of words in a sentence that contains a subject and a verb (predicate).
A clause that can stand alone as a sentence
A clause that does not stand alone as a sentence but depends on another clause to complete its meaning:
The subject is what or who the sentence is about.
A predicate is also called a verb and it tells what the subject is or what the subject does.
is an adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies or describes the subject.
a predicate noun follows a linking verb and identifies, renames, or defines the subject.
A noun, pronoun or group of words serving as the receiving end of an action, such as the ball in "John hit the ball."
A noun or pronoun naming something that indirectly is affected by the action of a verb.
repetition of a chosen grammatical form within a sentence
process of evaluating a piece of work to improve coherence
The Writing Process
think or brainstorm
make it better
make sure it is correct
share finished product
states the writer's opinion or position on the topic
statement designed to get the reader's attention
words or phrases that connect ideas, details or events
restates the main idea in the last paragraph