Shorten each sentence and rewrite using the imperative. What is the sentence telling you to do? 1. Underline or highlight the word that tells you what to do. 2. Rewrite the sentence as an instruction. 3. Rewrite the sentence as an instruction. Example: Can you get the paper and put it in the bin please? Put it in the bin. 1. That dog smells terrible please can you take it outside? Take 2. When.