This ‘Make a Match’ game is a fun way for pupils in Y2 to sort sentences, grouping them to show which are statements, questions, exclamations or commands.
The game can be played as a class or in small groups and is perfect for adult led interventions to revisit key knowledge and skills.
This resource pack includes:
Make a Match cards: 24 sentence cards
4 Heading cards (statements, questions, commands, exclamations)
What are the different sentence types?
A sentence’s main clause shows whether it is being used as a statement, a question, a command or an exclamation.
Give the reader information.
I picked up my toys.
Sam write his answers.
These are used to find out information.
Where do the toys go?
How should I show my answer?
These usually include and imperative verb as the first word of the sentence and give instructions, telling someone to do something.
Pick up your toys.
Write your answers in the box.
An exclamation can be used to show a sudden or strong emotion. They can begin with the words ‘How’ or ‘What’.
How tidy your toys are!
What a good answer!
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should learn to use sentences with different forms: statement, question, exclamation, command