The following collection of activity sheets will help your students recognize different types of sentences.

Sentences can be declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory. These worksheets will teach your students how to recognize and identify these different types of sentences. Activities include choosing the correct ending punctuation mark for the type of sentence, writing original sentences based on the given prompts, unscrambling sentences in order to identify their type, rewriting sentences to change them from one type to another, adding details to change simple sentences into complex sentences, and more.

A significant number of the worksheets found here focus breakdown phrases and using words in context. Towards the end of this section you will find long question types. Answer keys have been provided along the way, but the free response section leaves too many possibilities in order to provide you with an accurate answer key.

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Printable Sentence Types Worksheets

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What Kind of Sentence Is It?

Read each sentence. Is it a declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory sentence? Circle the correct ending punctuation.

Sentence Types

Read each sentence. Is it a declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory sentence? Write the sentence type on the line.

Understanding Those Types

Choose one of the subjects provided. Write four different sentences about the subject. Be sure to punctuate correctly.

Punctuation It Too!

Read each sentence below. Is it a declarative (D), interrogative (INT), imperative (IMP), or exclamatory (E) sentence? Write your answer on the line. Add punctuation.

Scrambled Sentences

Unscramble the sentences below. Write each unscrambled sentence on the line. Use correct punctuation. Is it a declarative, interrogative, imperative, or exclamatory sentence? Write the sentence type on the line.

Sentence Rewriters

Rewrite each sentence so that it is the kind of sentence indicated in parentheses.

Creating Complex Sentences

Change the simple sentences below into complex sentences.

Compound or Complex?

Check the correct box to indicate the type of sentence.

Sentence Classifer

Identify whether each sentence is simple (s), compound (C), or complex (CX). Write your answer on the line.

Compound or Complex?

Read each sentence. If it is a compound sentence, write compound on the line. If it is a complex sentence, write complex on the line.

What Kind Is It?

Read each sentence. Add the correct punctuation. What kind of sentence is it? Write your answer on the line.

Simple | Compound

Read each sentence. Is it simple or compound? Write your answer on the line.

What Kind of Sentence Is It?

Identify each sentence as either compound, complex, or compound-complex

What Kind of Sentence Is It?

Read each sentence. Circle whether it is declarative or interrogative. Punctuate it.

Turning Simple Sentences

Turn each simple sentence into a compound sentence and a complex sentence.