Presentation on theme: "Parts of Speech. What do these words have in common? aboutaboveacrossafteragainstalong amidamongaroundatbeforebehind belowbeneathbesidebesidesbetweenbeyond."— Presentation transcript:
What do these words have in common? aboutaboveacrossafteragainstalong amidamongaroundatbeforebehind belowbeneathbesidebesidesbetweenbeyond bydownduringexceptforfrom ininto likeofoffon Overpastsincethroughtotoward Underuntiluntoupuponwith withinwithout They are prepositions.
PREPOSTIONS are words that tell how nouns and pronouns relate to other words in a sentence. Prepositions begin a prepositional phrase. The noun/pronoun (and other words like adjectives) that follows the preposition is called the “object of the preposition”. across the pond during the long afternoon since yesterday after the deadly storm
PREPOSTIONS Prepositional phrases can show location (tell where). The frog on the lily pad jumped into the water. In his bed, the giant snored. Rumpelstiltskin spun straw in the room.
PREPOSTIONS Prepositional phrases can show time (tell when). The giant snored during a thunderstorm. Throughout the day, Jack worried about the giant Jack cut down the beanstalk after dinner.
PREPOSTIONS Prepositional phrases can tell which. The frog with green spots croaked. Ariel, the mermaidwithout a voice, tried to communicate. The giant with a huge head yelled Fee Fi Fo Fum.
Your turn – use prepositonal phrases to tell where or when. The mouse skitters. Jack is running. The princess sang.
Eight Parts of Speech: Nouns Pronoun s Adjectives Verbs Adverbs Prepositions
Function : To show location, direction, or time Examples : about above across after against along among around at before behind below beneath beside between beyond but by Despite down during except for from in inside into like near of off on onto out outside over past since through throughout till to toward under underneath until up upon with within without *Prepositional Phrases: in the book by the tree after the bell