Ch 11: 5th Grade English: Sentence Types & Construction

About This Chapter

The engaging lessons in this chapter can help your 5th graders learn more about sentence types and how to avoid sentence construction errors. Use these lessons and quizzes as study guides, assign them as homework or use them to supplement in-class learning.

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.

Chapter Topics

  • 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.

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: 5th Grade English: Sentence Types & Construction
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Parts of a Sentence: Lesson for Kids

1. Parts of a Sentence: Lesson for Kids

Sentences are made up of different parts and must have both a subject and predicate to be complete. Discover the meaning and uses of subjects, verbs, and predicates, as well as what differentiates a complete sentence from a sentence fragment.

Run-On Sentences: Examples & Corrections

2. Run-On Sentences: Examples & Corrections

When improperly joined to each other, a group of independent clauses becomes a run-on sentence. Explore definitions, examples, and types of run-on sentences, and their corrections like coordinators, subordinators, and rearranged clauses.

Declarative Sentences: Lesson for Kids

3. Declarative Sentences: Lesson for Kids

A declarative sentence is one that makes a statement. Learn about the punctuation used at the end of a declarative sentence and explore examples of declarative sentences to help identify them.

Interrogative Sentences: Lesson for Kids

4. Interrogative Sentences: Lesson for Kids

Learn about interrogative sentences, a type of sentence that asks a question. Discover the parts of an interrogative sentence, the punctuation that ends interrogative sentences, and the five Ws that interrogative sentences ask.

Imperative Sentence: Definition & Examples

5. Imperative Sentence: Definition & Examples

Imperative sentences are statements that are used to give a command, make a request, or offer suggestions or advice. Review a variety of examples and learn how to identify characteristics of imperative sentences.

Exclamatory Sentences: Lesson for Kids

6. Exclamatory Sentences: Lesson for Kids

Learn about exclamatory sentences and how they are used in literature. Discover how exclamatory sentences can convey powerful emotion but must be complete sentences ending in an exclamation point.

Sentence Embedding & Expanding

7. Sentence Embedding & Expanding

As a communication tool, writing can be more impactful if it does not rely on simple sentences. Learn about sentence embedding and expanding, and understand how to build sentences, combine modifiers and add phrases.

Chapter Practice Exam
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