Lesson Plan

What Kind of Sentence Is That?

How much fun can you have reviewing the four kinds of sentences? You’re about to find out! This lesson culminates with a classroom game that doubles as a group review of declarative, exclamatory, interrogative, and imperative sentences.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify and create each of the four kinds of sentences.


(5 minutes)
  • Write the names of each kind of sentence on the board.
  • Ask students what they remember from previous grades about the four kinds of sentences.
  • Give an example of each without telling them what kind it is and see if they can guess.
  • Ask students, "If you were a kind of sentence, what kind would you be?" Have students turn to a neighbor to share what sentence they chose and why.