Diagramming Sentences Index

Diagramming Sentences Index

Hello there! Do you already know about diagramming sentences? Here's the scoop: Diagramming sentences makes it easy to see how the parts of a sentence are related, and creating each diagram is like solving a little puzzle.

Diagramming sentences is fun!

When you understand sentence diagramming, you feel more confident about your grammar, and it will positively affect your speaking, writing, and teaching. 

On this page, you'll discover easy-to-find links that show you how to diagram anything. (Psst! You can get all of this information and more in the Sentence Diagramming Reference Manual if you'd like.)

Click on the Topic You'd Like to See Diagrammed

L linking verbs

M main clauses, modifiers (see adjective and adverb)

N negatives, nominative absolute, noun clauses, nouns, nouns of direct address

O object of the preposition, objective complements

P participial phrases, participles, participle complements, parts of speech, passive verbs/passive voice, phrasal verbs, phrases, "please," possessive nouns, possessive pronouns, predicate adjectives, predicate nouns, prepositions, prepositional phrases, pronouns

Q quotations, questions

R relative adverb, relative pronoun

S simple sentence, skyhooks, statements, subjects, subject complement, subject of infinitives, subordinate clauses, subordinating conjunctions

T transitive verbs

U understood "you"

V verbs, verb complement, verb phrases, verbals

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