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Example: Listen quietly when the teacher talks. 1. ________________________________________________________________ 2. ________________________________________________________________ Spectrum Language Arts Grade 2 Chapter 1 Lesson 10 Grammar: Sentences 29 NAME Review Sentence Types All sentences begin with a capital letter and end with an end mark. Statements are sentences that tell. A statement ends with a period. The space shuttle will land at noon. REVIEW Questions are sentences that ask. A question ends with a question mark.
Amit put the keys on the hook. Hannah named the kitten Molly. Complete It Complete each sentence below. Write each name in parentheses ( ). Remember to capitalize the names of people and pets. 1. ______________ (cassie’s) favorite food is corn on the cob. 2. ______________ (omar) loves olives and oranges. 3. ______________ (peter’s) pet parakeet, ______________ (prudence), eats peanuts. 4. Apples and almonds are ______________ (amy’s) favorite foods. 5. ______________ (bradley’s) bunny, ______________ (boris), eats beets.
8 Exclamation Points Complete It Read the sentences below. One sentence in each pair should end with a period. One should end with an exclamation point. Add the correct end marks. 1. I went to the Bellview Fair__ I had the best time__ 2. I played a game called Toss the Ring__ I won four stuffed animals__ 3. All the sheep escaped from their pen__ It did not take the farmers long to catch them, though__ 4. I ate a snow cone and some cotton candy__ The cotton candy got stuck in my hair__ Try It Think about an exciting place you have been.
Converbs in Cross-Linguistic Perspective by Martin Haspelmath, Ekkehard König