Examples of Parallel Structure in Technical Writing


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What is parallel structure?

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1. Why should parallel structure be used in technical writing?

2. Which sentence has parallel structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning tools will assess your understanding of the use of parallel structure in technical writing. Things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include why and when it is important to use parallel structure, as well as the definition of parallel structure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of parallel structure
  • Why it is important to use parallel structure
  • Identifying parallel structure in examples
  • Correctly using parallel structure
  • Types of writing that should use parallel structure

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on parallel structure
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about technical writing in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding parallel structure
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to use parallel structure

Additional Learning

To learn more about this element of writing, review the corresponding lesson on Parallel Structure in Technical Writing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define parallel structure
  • Understand the purpose of parallel structure
  • Review an example of sentence revision
  • Discuss examples of technical writing