2 Prepositions Aboard About Above Across After Against Along Amid Among AroundAsAtBeforeBehindBelowBeneathBesideBesidesBetweenBeyondBut ( meaning except)ByConcerningDespiteDownDuringExceptForFromInInsideIntoLikeNearOfOffOnOntoOutOutsideOverPastSinceThroughThroughoutToTowardUnderUnderneathUntilUntoUpUponWithWithinWithout
3 What is a prepositional phrase? A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun.
4 There are two steps to find a prepositional phrase in a sentence. #1. Look for the prepositions--this is your beginning#2. Look for the noun or pronoun--this is your end
5 Prepositional Phrases tell you the where, when, for what and with whom in a sentence The birds sat [under the trees] and searched [for food].One [of the girls] [in the new blue car] is my sister.[In case of fire], use the nearest exit.Barbara was walking [with John and me].
6 Let’s do some examples together [At our house]every person in the family spends one night weekly doing the dishes.
7 Let’s do some examples together The class walked along the narrow path around the dinosaur display.
8 Let’s do some examples together [Since his phone call, I have been laughing at his message on the answering machine.call,]
9 This has been our STEP ONE lesson in dissecting sentences.