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English: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 1.Handouts: * Grammar #41 (Prepositions) 2.Homework: * Grammar #41 (Prepositions) [If you don’t finish in class, it is homework. ] 3.Assignments due: * Grammar #35 (Adverbs Modifying Adjectives and Adverbs)
Lesson Goal: Learn about prepositions. Outcomes: Be able to... 1.Define the term “preposition.” 2.Define the term “compound preposition.” 3.Identify prepositions and compound prepositions in any given sentence.
Starter #1 Take out your comp book. Turn to the first blank page. In the upper right hand corner, write the following: Wed., Jan. 9, 2013 QW #38: Best Buy for a Pet If you were given a gift certificate to redeem (use) at a pet store, and you could buy any pet that store carried, what type of pet would you buy? Explain why you made that choice and describe how that would likely play out. Remember to write in complete sentences, avoiding fragments and run-ons. If you are not sure how to spell a certain word, just sound it out and circle it.
Starter #2: Yesterday we learned about adverbs that modify adjectives or other adverbs. Where in sentences do those types of adverbs almost always appear? Just before the adjective or adverb that they modify: Kali is an unusually good skater.What question does it answer? Marta almost always sings.What question does it answer? Here is a list of the most common adverbs that modify adjectives or other adverbs: very too almostquite so extremely reallypartly rather nearly barelyunusually just somewhat totallyhardly
Starter #3: A preposition is a word that relates a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence. Most prepositions are single words, but some are made up of two or three words. What term do we use to name prepositions that are made up of two or more words? Compound prepositions Find the prepositions or compound prepositions below: Park the trailer behind the barn. Victor came to the meeting instead of Charles.
Starter #4 These words are the ones most commonly used as prepositions: about because ofin addition to over above beforein front of past according to behindinside since across belowin spite of than across from beneathinstead of through after beside into throughout against betweenlike (as) till (until) ahead of beyondnear to along but (except)next to toward along with by (next to)of under among despiteoff underneath apart from downon until around duringonto up as excepton top of upon as well as forout with aside from fromout of within at inoutside without