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English: Thursday, January 10, Handouts: * Grammar #42 (Prepositional Phrases) 2.Homework: * Grammar #42 (Prepositional Phrases) [If you don’t finish in class, it is homework. ] 3.Assignments due: * Grammar #41 (Prepositions)
Lesson Goal: Learn about prepositional phrases. Outcomes: Be able to... 1.Define the term “prepositional phrase.” 2.Define the term “object of the preposition.” 3.Identify prepositional phrase in any given sentence. 4.Identify the object of the preposition in any given prepositional phrase.
Starter #1 Take out your comp book. Turn to the first blank page. In the upper right hand corner, write the following: Thurs., Jan. 10, 2013 QW #39: Crazy Dreams When you dream at night, do you remember your dreams the next morning? Do you have any types of dreams that are recurring (that you get repeatedly)? Describe one memorable dream you had or one type of recurring dream that you keep getting. Remember to write in complete sentences, avoiding fragments and run-ons. If you are not sure how to spell a certain word, just sound it out and circle it.
Starter #2: Yesterday we learned that a preposition is a word that relates a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence. Most prepositions are single words, but some are made up of two or three words. What term do we use to name prepositions that are made up of two or more words? Compound prepositions We also found examples of prepositions and compound prepositions: Park the trailer behind the barn. Victor came to the meeting instead of Charles.
Starter #3 These words are the ones most commonly used as prepositions: about because ofin addition to over above beforein front of past according to behindinside since across belowin spite of than across from beneathinstead of through after beside into throughout against betweenlike (as) till (until) ahead of beyondnear to along but (except)next to toward along with by (next to)of under among despiteoff underneath apart from downon until around duringonto up as excepton top of upon as well as forout with aside from fromout of within at inoutside without
Starter #3 A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun. That noun or pronoun is called the object of the preposition. See if you can identify the prepositional phrase and the object of each preposition below: The Adirondack Mountains are in northern New York. New York is the object of the preposition in I will mark the map for you. you is the object of the preposition for