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Prepositional & Appositive Phrases October 8 th, 2013
The plan…. Objectives Review – Prepositions Phrases – Prepositional – Appositive Speaking Practice Homework – Pictures and captions Whiteboard Game
Objectives 1.To recognize phrases in sentences 2.To distinguish between adjective and adverb phrases 3.To understand and recognize verbals, including participles and infinitives
Review Please give 10 examples of common pronouns Please give 5 examples of compound pronouns Please give 3 examples of set expressions
Compound Prepositions according to ahead of aside from as of because of by means of in addition to in back of in front of in place of instead of next to on account of on top of out of Set Expressions afraid of good at fight with listen to polite to shocked at arrive at depend on kind to pleased with rude to suffer from belong to dream of insist on pay for smile at surprised at Fifty Common Prepositions about above across after against along among around at before behind below beneath beside besides between beyond but by down during except for from in inside into like near of off on onto opposite out outside over past since through to toward under underneath until up upon with within without
Prepositional Phrases A phrase is a group of words that functions as a single part of speech. Phrases DO NOT contain a subject and a verb. Contains: a preposition AND a noun/pronoun – The noun/pronoun is the object of the preposition – The book is between the pen and the pencil. May act as an adjective – Modifies a noun by telling what kind? which one? – Usually comes after the noun – The car with four doors broke down on the highway. May act as an adverb – Modifies a verb, an adjective or an adverb by showing where? when? in what way? to what extent? – Before class, you must put your homework on the desk.
Speaking Practice Everyone stands up When you are ready raise your hand When it is your turn please give a sentence with a prepositional phrase – The book, on the floor, is not my book. If you are correct you may sit down If you can not think of anything, make something up… it is okay^^
Appositive Phrases Always a noun or pronoun Always identifies a noun or pronoun Always follows the noun or pronoun it identifies – The car, a Ford, is sixteen years old.
Speaking Practice Everyone stands up When you are ready raise your hand When it is your turn please give a sentence with an appositive phrase – My mother, a nurse, is on vacation. If you are correct you may sit down If you can not think of anything, make something up… it is okay^^
Homework Use your smartphones to take 10 pictures – Pictures must be appropriate for school E-mail teacher the picture – firstname.lastname@example.org – Include your name and section, in order to receive credit Include a caption, a sentence that explains the picture – 5 with a prepositional phrase – 5 with an appositive phrase The pictures will be put on the Weebly
Homework Example The laptop is on the big brown table.