Declarative Sentences Examples

Declarative Sentences

A sentence is a group of words that has a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought. There are four main sentence constructions (simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex), and there are four main functions that sentences perform. These functions are declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, imperative.

Examples of Declarative Sentences:

A declarative sentence is a sentence that makes a statement or gives information. This is different from the other types, which form questions, exclamations, or state a command.


Declarative sentences can be simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex sentences. They are the most common type of sentence. Unless a sentence is asking a question, giving a command, or expressing an exclamation; the sentence is declarative.


Examples of Declarative Sentences


1. Jessica is going to play the part of Juliet in the school play next month.
2. Mrs. Jones gives us a test every Friday over what we have learned that week.
3. Dolphins communicate with each other through echolocation.
4. When we got to the beach, we built a sand castle and then played in the waves for hours.
5. George Washington was the first president of the United States.
6. I really like pizza, but I do not like pizza that has onions on it.
7. This dessert reminds me of a blueberry dessert that my grandmother used to make.
8. There are seven continents on Earth.
9. Scientists have decided that Pluto is too small to be classified as a planet.
10. Math is my favorite subject, but my brother really likes social studies.
11. The birthday party started late because mom forgot the ice cream and had to go back to the store.
12. In PE on Fridays, the coach lets us choose which game we would like to play.
13. The chairs that go with our desks should arrive next Wednesday.

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