Sentences for Grade 6

What is a sentence?

A collection of words that are arranged to put forward a sensible thought is called a sentence.

To speak, read and write we make use of sentences.

All sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.

Sentences are of the following types:
1. Assertive or Declarative Sentence:

A simple sentence that asserts or declares a thought is called an Assertive or Declarative Sentence.

An Assertive or declarative sentence always ends with a full stop. (.)

Example:   Steve helped in cleaning the litter.

The teacher was extremely strict with his students.

Mother Teresa was born in 1910

2. Interrogative Sentence:

A sentence that asks a question is called an Interrogative sentence.

An Interrogative sentence ends with a question mark. (?)

Example:  How did you prepare for the competition?

Did someone help you?

What are your future plans?

3. Exclamatory Sentence:

A sentence that conveys the exact feeling that the speaker wants to express is called an Exclamatory sentence. An exclamatory sentence ends with an exclamation mark. (!)


Oh no! I failed in the test!

 How lucky you are!

 What an easy paper it was!

4. Imperative Sentence:

A sentence that indicates a request, advice, suggestion, instruction, command or order is called an Imperative sentence.

An imperative sentence ends with a full stop. (.)


Don’t go too close to the fire.

Please keep quiet.

Let’s ask the teacher to help us.

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