About This Chapter
5th Grade English: Sentence Types & Construction - Chapter Summary
Our English lessons help clarify the different types of sentences your 5th grader is learning in school and how to construct them correctly to avoid mistakes. Each lesson is accompanied by a short quiz so you can gauge how well your student understands different sentence types. Short, professionally-designed videos help keep the learning experience fun and engaging as they learn more, and you can use the chapter exam to see if they need to review any of the study materials again or as preparation for a test.
- Identifying parts of a sentence
- Correcting run-on sentences
- Rules for declarative and interrogative sentences
- Writing exclamatory and imperative sentences
- Expanding and embedding sentences
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with sentence construction will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about sentence types.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to construct sentences properly
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about sentence types
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning English (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about sentence construction
- Students who struggle to understand their English teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra English resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover sentence construction topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about sentence types.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands sentence construction by completing the 5th Grade English: Sentence Types & Construction chapter exam.
1. Parts of a Sentence: Lesson for Kids
What makes a sentence complete? What is a subject and a predicate? In this lesson, you will learn the two very special parts of a sentence that make a complete thought.
2. Run On Sentences: Examples & Corrections
Find out what run-on sentences are and how they can interfere with your writing. Learn about the different types of run-on sentences and how to correct them with punctuation, coordinators and subordinators.
3. Declarative Sentences: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll review the parts of a complete sentence and learn about the most common type of sentence: a declarative sentence. You can also see examples of declarative sentences before taking a short quiz.
4. Interrogative Sentences: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, we'll discuss interrogative sentences. You'll learn the definition of an interrogative sentence, the rules to writing an interrogative sentence, and an exception to the rules.
5. Imperative Sentence: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you'll learn how to identify imperative sentences, including variations and quirks that might throw you off track at first. You'll also learn what makes them negative or affirmative and how to spot tag questions.
6. Exclamatory Sentences: Lesson for Kids
Exclamatory sentences are the kind of sentences that you want to reserve for your strongest emotions. In this lesson, you'll learn about exclamatory sentences, how to write one, and how to identify one in speech and writing.
7. Sentence Embedding & Expanding
Does your writing rely too heavily on simple sentences? Watch this video lesson to learn how to build more complex sentences using sentence embedding.
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Other chapters within the 5th Grade English course
- 5th Grade English: Word Recognition & Understanding
- 5th Grade English: Reading Comprehension & Interpretation
- 5th Grade English: Literary Terms
- 5th Grade English: Reading Literary Texts
- 5th Grade English: Reading Informational Texts
- 5th Grade English: Stories, Myths & Speeches
- 5th Grade English: Poetry & Drama
- 5th Grade English: Capitalization, Punctuation & Spelling
- 5th Grade English: Parts of Speech
- 5th Grade English: Vocabulary & Language
- 5th Grade English: Writing Basics & Techniques
- 5th Grade English: Types of Writing
- 5th Grade English: Speaking & Listening