IVF Sentence/StatementI - IdentifyV - VerbF - Finish
Types of Sentences
1. Action Verb Sentences
I love recess.
Our class enjoyed the field trip.
2. Where or When Plus What’s Happening Sentences
During class it is important to pay attention for several reasons.
3. Number (Power) Statement
My father taught me several tips about fixing cars.
4. And, But, So, and Or Sentences
Our class took a trip to the museum, and the guide told us many facts about Egypt.
5. However Statements
Our trip to OMSI was wonderful; however, the bus ride was more than I could endure.
6. Semicolon Sentences
Our trip to OMSI was wonderful; the bus ride was awful.
7. Side-by-Side Sentences
Our trip to OMSI was great. We learned a lot.
8. Occasion/Position Statements
When I have free time, I like to read.
9. Rhetorical Questions
Is wearing a seat belt a good idea? The experts think so.
10. A Few Good Prepositions
Throughout history students have hated homework.
11. To Plus Verb Sentences (Infinitive)
To run fast, you must train hard.
12. Two Nouns and Two Commas
Mr. Emmons, our principal, should reconsider the gum rule.
13. Compare/Contrast Statements
My brother and I have similar physical features; however, we act very differently.
14. Quotations in Sentences
When someone once said that “a dog is man’s best friend,” he was 100% correct.Source: Sentence Mastery, Step Up to Writing, Tool 3-11b
to the right
in back of
in front of
on top of
as soon as
in the same way
on the other hand
for this reason
as a result
to sum up
all in all
in other wordsSmiley Face Tricks1. Magic Three Sentence2. Figurative LanguageSimile Metaphor Hyperbole Alliteration PersonificationIdiom Onomatopoeia Symbolism Allusion3. Specific Details4. Repetition for Effect5. Expanded Moment6. Humor7. Hyphenated Modifiers8. Full Circle EndingSource: Ledbetter, Mary Ellen.