Common Core: 1st Grade English Language Arts : Produce and Expand Different Types of Sentences: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.1.J

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Example Question #1 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below:

Will you go get the mail from the mailbox? 

Possible Answers:

Declarative

Exclamatory

Imperative

Interrogative

Correct answer:

Interrogative

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

Will you go get the mail from the mailbox? 

This sentence ends in a question mark; thus, this sentence is an interrogative sentence.  

Example Question #2 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below:

Take the dog outside. 

Possible Answers:

Exclamatory

Imperative

Declarative

Interrogative

 

 

Correct answer:

Imperative

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

Take the dog outside. 

The sentence ends in a period, so the answer can't be "exclamatory" and "interrogative". This sentence is telling someone to do something, take out the dog; thus, the correct answer is imperative. 

Example Question #3 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below:

How are you feeling? 

Possible Answers:

A declarative sentence

An exclamatory sentence

An imperative sentence

An interrogative sentence

Correct answer:

An interrogative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

How are you feeling? 

This sentence ends in a question mark; thus, this sentence is an interrogative sentence.  

Example Question #4 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below:

What is your name?

Possible Answers:

An imperative sentence

A declarative sentence

An interrogative sentence

An exclamatory sentence

Correct answer:

An interrogative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

What is your name?

This sentence ends in a question mark; thus, this sentence is an interrogative sentence.  

Example Question #1 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below:

What is your favorite color?

Possible Answers:

A declarative sentence

An interrogative sentence

An imperative sentence

An exclamatory sentence

Correct answer:

An interrogative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

What is your favorite color?

This sentence ends in a question mark; thus, this sentence is an interrogative sentence.  

Example Question #6 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below

Her name is Megan. 

Possible Answers:

An imperative sentence

A declarative sentence

An exclamatory sentence

An interrogative sentence

Correct answer:

A declarative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

Her name is Megan. 

This sentence is telling us something and it ends in a period. This is a declarative sentence. 

Example Question #7 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below

My favorite color is green. 

Possible Answers:

An exclamatory sentence

An interrogative sentence

An imperative sentence

A declarative sentence

Correct answer:

A declarative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

My favorite color is green. 

This sentence is telling us something and it ends in a period. This is a declarative sentence. 

Example Question #8 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below

Pizza is my favorite food. 

Possible Answers:

A declarative sentence

An interrogative sentence

An exclamatory sentence

An imperative sentence

Correct answer:

A declarative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

Pizza is my favorite food. 

This sentence is telling us something and it ends in a period. This is a declarative sentence. 

Example Question #9 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below

Help me set the table. 

Possible Answers:

An exclamatory sentence

A declarative sentence

An imperative sentence

An interrogative sentence 

Correct answer:

An imperative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

Help me set the table. 

This sentence is telling someone to do something- set the table. This is an imperative sentence. 

Example Question #10 : Produce And Expand Different Types Of Sentences: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.1.1.J

Select the type of sentence that is below

Hand me the phone.

Possible Answers:

An interrogative sentence

An imperative sentence

An exclamatory sentence

A declarative sentence

Correct answer:

An imperative sentence

Explanation:

Looking at our answer choices, there are four types of sentences:

  1. A declarative sentence is a sentence that tells the reader about something, and it will always end with a period.
  2. An imperative sentence is a sentence that is a command, it tells someone to do something. This type of sentence will end in either a period or an exclamation point. 
  3. An interrogative sentence is a sentence that asks something, it's a question. This type of sentence will always end with a question mark.
  4. An exclamatory sentence is a sentence that shows excitement, surprise, or a strong emotion. This type of sentence will always end with an exclamation point.

Let's look at the sentence from the question:

Hand me the phone.

This sentence is telling someone to do something- hand me the phone. This is an imperative sentence. 

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