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 types of sentences?
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 wop>Examples include
- 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