Steps to Diagramming Sentences     Remembering the first 7 steps
Step 1• Identify the verb in the sentence• Put it on the right side of the horizontal line
Step 2• Identify the simple subject• Place it on the left side of the horizontal line
Step 3• If the verb is an action verb, look for a direct  object• If there is a direct object, place it on the  horizontal...
Step 4• Look for articles (a, an, the) or possessives  (his, her, their, Joe’s, ect.)• Place the article or possessive on ...
Step 5• Look for adjectives• Place adjectives on a diagonal line coming  from the noun it describes  – There may be more t...
Step 6• Look for adverbs (describing  verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs)• Place the adverb on a diagonal line from the  ...
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Steps to Diagramming Sentences

  1. 1. Steps to Diagramming Sentences Remembering the first 7 steps
  2. 2. Step 1• Identify the verb in the sentence• Put it on the right side of the horizontal line
  3. 3. Step 2• Identify the simple subject• Place it on the left side of the horizontal line
  4. 4. Step 3• If the verb is an action verb, look for a direct object• If there is a direct object, place it on the horizontal line after the verb
  5. 5. Step 4• Look for articles (a, an, the) or possessives (his, her, their, Joe’s, ect.)• Place the article or possessive on a diagonal line coming from the noun it describes
  6. 6. Step 5• Look for adjectives• Place adjectives on a diagonal line coming from the noun it describes – There may be more than one diagonal line coming from nouns
  7. 7. Step 6• Look for adverbs (describing verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs)• Place the adverb on a diagonal line from the word it is modifying

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