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Exclamations are used to show strong feelings.

To be considered an exclamation, the sentence must start with “how” or “what”. It should also contain a verb.


For example,

What a ridiculous decision you have made here.

Remember, don't forget to end your exclamation with an exclamation mark.


Your Turn…

1. What is an exclamation?
A short description
A type of word
A type of sentence

2. Which of the following does a sentence need to be considered an exclamation?
A noun
A verb
An adjective

3. Which words are required to start an exclamation?
How or what
One or two
Potato or carrot

4. Which of the following is an exclamation?
Sit down!
What big eyes you have!

5. Which punctuation mark is common to exclamations?
Exclamation marks
Speech marks
Question marks

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