Do Now Look at the following pictures and write a descriptive caption of what you see.
Prepositional Prases Cat and Fence The cat ON the fence The fence AROUND the cat The fence UNDER the cat Worm and an Apple The worm INSIDE the apple The worm BEHIND the apple The worm AGAINST the apple
Prepositional Phrases A preposition is a word that shows a relationship between a noun/pronoun and another word. The relationship can be in location or in time.
Prepositional Phrases Ex. The robot is above the spacecraft. Connects: robot & spacecraft Ex: The book is on the desk Connects: Book & desk EX: The basketball player with the blue high-top sneakers played defense. Connects: Basketball player & blue high- top sneakers
Prepositional Phrases EVERY SINGLE PREPOSITION comes before a noun or pronoun, called the object of the preposition Like any phrase, it is a group of related words that does not contain BOTH a noun and a verb and does NOT express a complete thought
Prepositional Phrase The object of the preposition answers the questions, what/who? or where? Ex: We planted flowers behind the house and fence. (Where) Ex: Ive never been home without my parents. (Who/What)
Find the Prepositional Phrase Gummi bears, gummi sharks and lettuce are on my shopping list. The horse trotted through the golden fields. I felt trapped between my desk and the wall.