Your child will have a Language test each Friday.  There will be ten sentences for your child to read and identify the ones that are correctly using the language rule for that week.

 

Aug. 19-23

A sentence is a group of words.  It tells a complete idea.  A sentence begins with a capital letter.  It ends with an end mark.

 

Aug. 26-30

The words in a sentence are in order.  The words must be in order to make sense.

 

Sept.3-6

A sentence has a naming part.  The naming part tells who or what the sentence is about.  The naming part is called the subject of the sentence.

 

Sept. 9-13

A sentence has a telling part.  The telling part tells what someone or something does.  The telling part is called the predicate of the sentence.

 

Sept. 16-20

A telling sentence tells about something or someone.  It begins with a capital letter.  It usually ends with a period.  A telling sentence that shows strong feeling may end with an exclamation point.

 

Sept. 23-27

An asking sentence asks about something or someone.  It begins with a capital letter.  It ends with a question mark.

 

Sept. 30-Oct.4

Nouns name people, animals, places, or things.

 

Oct.7-10 (Test Thursday)

Special names begin with a capital letter.  Special titles begin with a capital letter.