Diagramming is a visual representation of a sentence’s syntax. Alonzo Reed writes, “They [sentence diagrams] show, at a glance, the relation of every word and division of the sentence…”.
Use these powerpoints to help you learn how to diagram sentences. You should work through them in the following order:
- Diagramming simple sentences & cd elements;
- Diagramming complements;
- Diagramming adjectives and adverbs;
- Diagramming phrases;
- Diagramming verbals;
- Diagramming clauses.
This site has many useful helps.