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Identifying Prepositional Phrases 1. Find the preposition The book on the shelf is red. 2. Identify its object 3. Find any modifiers of that object.

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1 Identifying Prepositional Phrases 1. Find the preposition The book on the shelf is red. 2. Identify its object 3. Find any modifiers of that object

2 1. Find the prepositional phrase.2. Identify the word it modifies. 3. Determine the part of speech of that word. 4. Noun/Pronoun=Adjective Phrase Verb/Adj./Adv.=Adverb Phrase Identifying the Function of Prepositional Phrases The book on the shelf is red. N Adj.

3 Identifying the Function of Prepositional Phrases 1. Find the prepositional phrase. 2. Identify the word it modifies. 3. Determine the part of speech of that word. 4. Noun/Pronoun=Adjective Phrase Verb/Adj./Adv.=Adverb Phrase

4 Adjective Phrases Follow the noun or pronoun that they modify Tell which one?, what kind?, how much?, or how many? about that noun or pronoun

5 Adverb Phrases Can be anywhere in the sentence Tell how?, when?, where?, why?, or to what extent? about the verb, adjective or adverb they modify


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