Identifying Errors in Sentence Structure


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What is sentence structure?

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1. Which sentence shows proper subject verb agreement?

2. Which one of these is a dependent clause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of sentence structure issues. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the definitions of sentence structure and conjunction as well as correct subject-verb agreement and parallel structure.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The meaning of sentence structure
  • Description of a conjunction
  • Parallel structure in sentences

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on sentence structure issues
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding subject-verb agreement and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding dependent clauses

Additional Learning

To learn more about grammar and composition, review the accompanying lesson entitled Identifying Errors in Sentence Structure. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss the importance of clarity in writing
  • Review the concepts subject and verb
  • Tell what a clause is, including dependent and independent clauses, and express how clauses can create problems with sentence structure
  • Know the significance of parallel structure in crafting properly structured sentences