Lesson Plan

Sentence Detectives

Are your students ready to become detectives? This engaging lesson will have them searching for clues while improving their reading skills.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences.


(5 minutes)
Get Into Grammar
  • On the board, write the sentence, “Annie runs at the playground.”
  • Review with students that this is a sentence because it has a subject and predicate. Have students identify each
  • Give another example if necessary.
  • Tell students that today, they will be sentence detectives. They will be going in search of some different types of sentences.