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Types of Sentences Posters

PDF | 7 pages|Grades: 1 - 6

A set of 7 posters outlining the structure of various types of sentences.

Use this teaching resource when examining sentence structure with your students.

This set of posters covers the following types of sentences:

  • simple
  • compound
  • complex
  • exclamation
  • command
  • statement
  • question.

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  • ACELA1451

    Identify the parts of a simple sentence that represent ‘What’s happening?’, ‘What state is being described?’, ‘Who or what is involved?’ and the surrounding circumstancesElaborationsknowing that, in terms of ...

  • ACELA1467

    Understand that simple connections can be made between ideas by using a compound sentence with two or more clauses usually linked by a coordinating conjunctionElaborationslearning how to express ideas using compound sentences (Skills: Literacy, Criti...

  • ACELA1481

    Understand that a clause is a unit of grammar usually containing a subject and a verb and that these need to be in agreementElaborationsknowing that a clause is basically a group of words that contains a verb (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative ...

  • ACELA1493

    Understand that the meaning of sentences can be enriched through the use of noun groups/phrases and verb groups/phrases and prepositional phrasesElaborationscreating richer, more specific descriptions through the use of noun groups/phrases (for examp...

  • ACELA1507

    Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clauseElaborationsknowing that complex sentences make connections between ideas, such as: to provide a reason, for example 'H...

  • ACELA1522

    Investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideasElaborationsinvestigating how the choice of conjunctions enables the construction of complex sentences to extend, elaborate and explain ideas, fo...

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I think the writing is way too small on this. Any chance it can be made bigger? Thanks!

Allanah · May 24th, 2018

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Kristian · May 24th, 2018

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