Grammar Aquarium




A statement is a sentence that gives information.

Every statement must have a subject and a verb.


The subject will usually come first in a statement.

For example,

Chairs are comfortable.

Remember, statements are the most common type of sentence.


Your Turn…

1. What is an statement?
A wild animal
A type of sentence
A type of word

2. Which two key elements will a statement typically have?
A subject and a verb
An adverb and an adjective
A simile and a metaphor

3. How should you end a statement?
With a question mark
With a full stop
With a smile

4. Which of the following is a statement?
The dog chased the cat.
How dare you!
What are you doing later?

5. Which of the following is a statement?
What time’s the bus?
Shut up!
My cat is called David.

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