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PREPOSITIONS THEME 5
STANDARD WC 1.3 IDENTIFY AND USE PREPOSITIONS IN WRITING AND SPEAKING Objective 1: To be able to correctly determine the appropriate preposition that is used in a statement. Objective 2: To be able to identify a prepositional phrase in a statement.
VOCABULARY Prepositions – A preposition is a word or group of words that relate space, time, cause, or manner between its object or another word in the sentence. Examples: for, at, about, with, under
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EXAMPLES OF PREPOSITIONS Traffic is bad the day. Which preposition best fills in the blank? A. during B. at
The hockey game is Thursday. Which preposition best fills in the blank? A. beside B. on
Smile at the camera. Which word in the sentence above is a preposition? A. at B. the
James looked for a shooting star. Which word in the sentence above is a preposition? A. looked B. for
CIRCLE MAP 1.Draw a circle map. 2. List prepositions
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Prepositional Phrase – A prepositional phrase is a preposition with its object. Example: Think about your answer. The dog is under the table.
EXAMPLES OF PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES 1.Walter lives near the school. Preposition? Prepositional phrase? 2.My birthday is in December. Preposition? Prepositional phrase? 3.The dog is begging for scraps under the table. Preposition? Prepositional phrase?
My house is next to the school. Which phrase in the sentence above is a prepositional phrase? A. My house B. next to
ASSIGNMENT Write 10 sentences that contain a prepositional phrase. Underline the preposition Highlight the entire prepositional phrase. DUE TOMORROW!