For this grammar worksheet, students review and discuss what parallel series are and then read through ten parallel series and circle the element in each one that is not parallel.
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Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Grammar Practice: Parallel Structure
Help your young writers improve the clarity of their sentences by showing them how to create parallel structures as they construct sentences. Two exercises give kids practice identifying the correct parallel structure and crafting...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Parallelism, Including Correlative Conjunctions and Comparisons
After reading the first reference page about parallel structure using correlative conjunctions, young learners rewrite nine sentences with errors in parallelism. Even the strongest writers in your language arts class could benefit from...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Grammar Bytes - Parallel Structure
The first exercise in a series of worksheets, this handout asks learners to read 10 sets of sentences and choose the one with no errors in structure. Tip: Find all of the worksheets on parallel structure throughout our website and create...
4th - 10th English Language Arts
Parallel Structure, Exercise 3
As the third worksheet in a series about parallel structure, this worksheet continues to challenge students' writing skills. It includes twenty multiple choice questions; students must select the correct phrase to complete each sentence...
4th - 12th English Language Arts
UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Parallelism
Parallelism makes your writing pleasing, enjoyable, and correct - and with this presentation, parallelism is within your grasp. Thirty-seven slides show young grammarians all the different applications of parallelism, from compound...
8th - 11th English Language Arts
Persuasion and Parallel Structure
Discuss the definition of parallel structure with your high school class. In small groups, they read a section of "The Declaration of Independence" to identify examples of parallel structure. Each learner writes an essay explaining the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
War and Leadership in Shakespeare’s Henry V
“Compared to war all other forms of human endeavor shrink to insignificance.” “War is not healthy for children and other living things.” These two views of war, embodied in George Patton’s statement and Lorraine Schneider‘s famous 1966...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable