Hey there viewers! In this edition of worksheets, we bring to you free exercises so that you can help your kid learn in the easiest way possible. The following worksheet comprises several different exercises for your kids to learn about the different types of sentences and the ways to punctate those correctly.
First, let’s take a look at the different types of sentences. There are four different types of sentences. These are:
- Declarative sentences – Such sentences are used to convey facts and ideas. These declare something. Ex: Sam is a happy boy.
- Exclamatory sentences – These sentences are used to convey strong emotions. Exclamatory sentences end with the exclamation mark. Ex: What an unbelievable goal!
- Imperative sentences – Imperative sentences are sentences that are used to make a plea or give a command. Ex: Please join us at the party tommorow.
- Interrogative sentences – Interrogative sentences are used to ask a question. These sentences always end with a question mark. Ex: Are you listening?
One can see how important it is to use the right punctuation marks. It is essential to use the correct punctuation marks while writing. Using punctuation helps the reader understand the idea that one wants to convey clearly. One can’t overlook the use of wrong punctuation marks which leaves a long-lasting impression on the reader’s mind. These indicate the pauses and bring emphasis on certain ideas that are written in the text.
With the discussion regarding the different types of sentences and the use of correct punctuation marks out of the way, let’s take a look at the exercises we have in the worksheet. These exercises would require second graders to identify the different types of sentences and punctuate those. Ask them to read the sentences carefully and write the type of sentence in the space given. Write a “D” for declarative sentences, “Im” for imperative sentences, “In” for interrogative sentences, and “E” for exclamatory sentences. The first few are solved for their help.
Download the worksheet and get started with teaching your students and kids the proper way of writing. Ask them to focus on the punctuation marks used at the end of each sentence. This would give them a general idea of the proper use of punctuation marks at the end of sentences. For more exercises related to punctuation visit our website where you can find more worksheets. What are you waiting for then? Get started now!