- Subject: English Language/ Grammar
- Big Idea: Declarative and Interrogative Sentences
- Pedagogical Method: 5 E Instructional Method
- Grade Level: 2, 3
- Duration: 2 periods
- Delivery Method: Online
● Materials: laptops/tablets/Mobile phones
Also find attached the necessary resources in the Files section
- Identify declarative and interrogative sentences.
- Use end marks correctly at the end of declarative and interrogative sentences.
Share the screen and write the following on Google Jamboard.
- Fouad takes care of his dog.
- His pet.
Ask students to identify the fragment and the complete sentence and explain their answers based on their prior knowledge. (Possible Response: The first is a sentence because it contains a subject and a predicate and expresses a meaningful thought, but the second is a fragment because a fragment is an incomplete thought that misses either a subject or a predicate.)
Then, ask the following 2 questions:
- How should a sentence start?
( Possible Response: Capital Letter)
- What should a sentence end with?
(Possible Answer: End Mark)
After discussing the features of a complete sentence, write the following two sentences on Google Jamboard.
1. Yasma likes ice cream.
2. What does Yasma like!
Tell the students that these two sentences are different, and invite them to explore the differences between them by answering the following questions that should be shared on Google Jamboard.
- What does the first sentence state?
(Possible Answer: a statement)
- What does the second sentence ask?
(Possible Answer: a question)
- How do the sentences end?
(Possible Answer: The first sentence ends with a period, and the second sentence ends with a question.)
Have students work in groups. Choose representatives to share their groups’ answers and explain them to their classmates.
After listening to students’ explanations and giving them the right feedback based on their answers, explain the following:
- The first sentence that is a statement is called a declarative sentence. It starts with a capital letter and ends with a period.
- The second sentence which is a question is called an interrogative sentence. It starts with a capital letter and ends with a question.
Invite students to do worksheet 1 individually. Listen to students’ answers and try to clarify any misconceptions.