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The Preposition. Objective/Standard. We will be able to: Identify prepositional phrases Place prepositional phrases correctly according to the words they modify. Preposition. A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word in the sentence.

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objective standard
Objective/Standard
  • We will be able to:
    • Identify prepositional phrases
    • Place prepositional phrases correctly according to the words they modify
preposition
Preposition
  • A preposition is a word that shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun and another word in the sentence.
    • Your math book is underneath your coat.
      • Underneath = preposition
      • Where is the math book? Underneath
common prepositions
CommonPrepositions

About

Above

Across

After

Against

Along

Around

At

Before

Behind

Below

beside

Beneath

Between

By

Down

During

For

From

In

Inside

Into

Near

Of

off

On

Out

Out

Outside

Over

Through

To

Under

Until

Up

With

without

I remember a preposition by the word: preposition

the frog jumped
The frog jumped ______ _____ _____
  • Complete this sentence 10 times using a prepositional phrase.
  • Underline each prepositional phrase.
  • Example: The frog jumped across the lake.
identify the preposition
Identify the Preposition
  • The one behind us honked his horn.
    • Behind = preposition
  • I bought a pattern for a dress.
    • For = preposition
  • The largest of all eagles is the bald eagle.
  • Of = preposition
prepositional phrase
Prepositional phrase
  • A preposition always has at least one noun or pronoun as an object.
  • This noun or pronoun is called the object of the preposition.
  • The pile ofdryleaveshad grown much larger.
    • Of = preposition
    • Leaves = object
    • Dry = adjective
    • “of dry leaves” = prepositional phrase
prepositional phrase1
Prepositional phrase

The pitcher threw the ball to the catcher.

to the catcher

The batter hit the ball over her head.

over her head

Mecedes batted after him.

after him

During the game Hannah found that she had won the best player award.

During the game

preposition check
Preposition check

Grandfather was stretched out on the bed reading a book, happily munching a slice of pizza.

Which of the following is a prepositional phrase?

  • “Grandfather was stretched out”
  • “on the bed”
  • “reading a book”
  • “munching a slice”
preposition check1
Preposition check

A sandy path leads from the stone ruins.

Which of the following is the prepositional phrase?

  • Leads from the
  • Sandy path leads
  • From the stone ruins
  • The stone ruins
preposition check2
Preposition check

You need not to walk through the woods.

Which of the following is the prepositional phrase?

  • You need not
  • To walk
  • Through the woods
  • Not to walk