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Posted by on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 3:50pm.

Copy the items below, adding exclamation marks as needed. Then, label each item an exclamatory sentence, an imperative sentence, or an interjection.

1. I hate being lost in a desert
2. I want water
3. Yippee It's going to rain.
4. Oh, no It's a flash flood
5. Get to high ground
6. Hurry The water is rising quickly
7. That was close
8. What a frightening sight that is
9. Whew Let's go home
10. I can't wait to tell my friends

My additions to these sentences are the following:
1. I hate being lost in a desert!-exclamatory sentence.
2. I want water!- exclamatory sentence.
3. Yippee! It's going to rain.-interjection.
4. Oh, no! It's a flash flood!- interjection.
5. Get to high ground!- imperative sentence.
6. Hurry! The water is rising quickly!- interjection.
7. That was close!- exclamatory sentence.
8. What a frightening sight that is!- exclamatory sentence.
9. Whew! Let's go home!- interjection.
10. I can't wait to tell my friends!- exclamatory sentence.

  • Grammar (Writeacher) - , Friday, June 7, 2013 at 3:54pm

    I don't think you need all those exclamation marks, but your labels are all correct.

  • Grammar (Writeacher) - , Friday, June 7, 2013 at 4:08pm

    Which would I not need?

  • Grammar (Writeacher) - , Friday, June 7, 2013 at 4:21pm

    1. I hate being lost in a desert! - exclamatory sentence.
    2. I want water! - exclamatory sentence.
    3. Yippee! It's going to rain. -interjection.
    4. Oh, no! It's a flash flood. - interjection.
    5. Get to high ground! - imperative sentence.
    6. Hurry! The water is rising quickly. - interjection.
    7. That was close! - exclamatory sentence.
    8. What a frightening sight that is! - exclamatory sentence.
    9. Whew! Let's go home. - interjection.
    10. I can't wait to tell my friends! - exclamatory sentence.

  • Grammar (Writeacher) - , Friday, June 7, 2013 at 4:30pm

    Much better!

  • Grammar (Writeacher) - , Friday, June 7, 2013 at 4:34pm

    Are they correct?

  • Grammar (Writeacher) - , Friday, June 7, 2013 at 4:37pm

    Yes, I believe they are.

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