This practice guide was developed for secondary English teachers, and is one in a series of 3 focusing on types of sentences in English, Science, and Health and Physical Education writing.

About this guide

Authors of literary works skillfully employ and arrange a variety of sentence structures to keep readers engaged in their stories.

This practice guide was developed for secondary English teachers, and is one in a series of 3 focusing on types of sentences in English, Science, and Health and Physical Education writing. It builds on AERO’s simple, compound and complex sentence practice guides, offering helpful insights into analysing and providing targeted feedback on English students' sentence structure, grammar and punctuation.

Whether you're an experienced teacher or new to the profession, this practice guide is designed to enhance your ability to teach simple, compound and complex sentences in English using annotated examples from real Australian Year 8 students.