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Four Types of Sentences

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Author:  Cari Wilson

Speakers:  Fourth Grade Class of R. L. Young Elementary, 2


R. L. Young Elementary, Talladega City Schools


Using a song, students sing the four types of sentences, as well as a basic definition of them.  As song is sung, photos of student-made posters reflect the lyrics.  A brief review is given, with students reading a sentence and then identifying the type of sentence for each example.  The podcast ends with the chorus of the "Four Types of Sentences" song.

Length: 1:46

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Pass the Punctuation, Please!

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

ELA2015 (4)
40. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening. [L.4.3]
a. Choose words and phrases to convey ideas precisely.* [L.4.3a]
b. Choose punctuation for effect.* [L.4.3b]
c. Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion). [L.4.3c]


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