Sentence Structure Worksheets

Sentences are really simple things. They have a subject and predicate, and they express a complete thought. That’s the basic sentence, but there is much more to understanding and writing one. A student needs to understand how words, phrases, and clauses are used to enhance the meaning and clarity of a sentence. Below are worksheet categories on the structure of sentences. They include diagramming worksheets, sentence building, parallel construction, and sentence types. Click on the category name to view a list of the worksheets. These are free for home or classroom use.

Diagramming Sentences Worksheets

20 Worksheets
sentence_diagramming_participles

A sentence diagram is a way to graphically represent the structure of a sentence, showing how words in a sentence function and relate to each other. The printable practice worksheets below provide supplemental…

Sentence Building

11 Worksheets
Gr1-3_Adding_to_Sentences

How does a writer start to build a sentence? The easiest way is to begin with the subject and the predicate. They are the fundamental building blocks of a sentence, just as drywall and studs are for a house. From…

Types of Sentences Worksheets

8 Worksheets
Gr1-3_Complex_vs_Compound

There are three types of sentence structures: simple, complex, and compound. A simple sentence has only one independent clause. Complex ones have one independent clause and one dependent clause. The compound type…