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Behind Closed Doors, Between the Lines, and Amidst it all! By: Sarah Menger
What are They? A preposition is a word that is used with a noun or pronoun to form a phrase that shows where, when, how, and why. Prepositions also show the relationship between the subject and object of a sentence OR two objects For Example… The cat sits on the couch. During the party, we played Twister.
Prepositions can tell time, place or location. During Between Before Under Prepositions may come in the form of prepositional phrases prior to ahead of in front of
Prepositions may serve as other parts of speech as well; many work as adverbs or adjectives. So, how can we tell if it’s a preposition? Look at the FUNCTION that the word serves. If it demonstrates a relationship (time/place) between a subject and object of the sentence OR two objects …then it is a preposition!
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Choose one of the following options: Write a paragraph describing an object using 5-6 prepositions with at least 2 prepositions not relating to time/place Write a poem/song lyrics fulfilling the same requirements for prepositions (5-6 total, 2 cannot be time/place prepositions) Have fun with prepositions!