Declarative sentences are statements. They can be affirmative, negative, or neutral statements. Each are recognized by the different non-manual markers that are used.
Affirmative Declarative Statements:
- Nod your head while signing entire statement (use appropriate facial expression to show the degree or intensity of your affirmation)
Negative Declarative Statements:
- Shake your head, scrunch up your face, frown, etc (use appropriate facial expression toshow the degree or intensity of your negation)
Neutral Declarative Statements:
- Neutral head position (no shaking or nodding)