Parallelism, Parallel Structure

Exercise on Parallel Structure
Ten sets of sentences. Which of each pair is parallel? Requires Adobe Reader.

Parallel Structure
Explanation and examples of parallelism.

Parallel Structures
Online quiz invites students to select the better sentence. Click "Submit" at the bottom for answers.

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
This presentation highlights parallel structures in the speech.

Maintaining Parallel Structure
This interactive exercise is designed for middle school and high school students.

Parallel Structure
Printable handout with six practice sentences. Requires Adobe Reader for access.

Parallel Structure
Simple, clear explanation of parallelism designed for non-native speakers but useful for native speakers, as well. Scroll to the bottom and watch the video with its examples of parallelism in action. (Note: check video for language before using in class.)

Parallel Structure
In this 3-page handout, the first page has explanations. The second page offers practice, and the third page is the key. Requires Adobe Reader for access.