Parallel structure

Parallel structure

Author: Anna Swafford

ELACC9 L1a Use Parallel Structure

In this tutorial, students will learn the rules of and how to use parallel structure.

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Parallel Structure Basics

This video illustrates the basic rules and ideas that will help you to learn how to use parallel structure

Source: From Kaplan

Parallel Structure explanation

This video is a mini-lesson taken from Image Grammar. It explains the uses of parallel structure above and beyond just verbal phrases.

Source: Noddin's Image Grammar