Types and Varieties of Sentences

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Grade Levels
8th - 11th, Homeschool
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Are you looking for a way to increase the quality of student writing? This handout and activity will help students understand the four different types of sentences, the function of sentences (declarative, imperative, etc.), and different ways to begin sentences.

Included are:

--teaching guide for 2 days or 3 days

--student-friendly handout on types and functions of a sentence

--student-friendly handout on varying how sentences begin

--partner or small group activity to practice using the forms, functions, and variety

Happy teaching!


NOTE: If you own the Creative Writing product, this is already included.

Total Pages
4 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Explain the function of verbals (gerunds, participles, infinitives) in general and their function in particular sentences.


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