Prepositional Phrase Teacher Resources
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Phrases and Clauses Worksheet
There are many different types of clauses and phrases, and your class can practice them while reading and adding to a story about Grammar Man and his battle with the Fragmenter, the Cell Phony, and other grammar villains! For the first section here, pupils identify adverb clauses, adjective clauses, prepositional phrases, participial phrases, gerund phrases, infinitive phrases, appositives, and absolute phrases.
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identify and use prepositions to describe how objects relate to one another. Each child draws a house and then draws items in, around, on, and under the house to demonstrate different prepositions. Written descriptions accompany their illustrations.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
The first two pages of a lesson on prepositional phrases can be a handy reference guide for your middle school learners. After reviewing the definition and examples for these phrases, kids then view a slide show to practice their grammar skills.
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
What is a preposition? You can't possibly understand prepositional phrases without first learning prepositions. Start by reading the informative paragraph at the top of the page. An example is also included. This is a great introduction to prepositional phrases after one has mastered the part of speech.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Prepositional phrases are the focus of a instructional activity that asks learners to identify the preposition, the prepositional phrases, and the object of the preposition in each of the provided sentences. In addition, pupils are asked to combine two sentences into one by using a prepositional phrase.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing Grammar and Syntax in Ayn Rand's Anthem
“I am. I think. I will.” Seek the secrets of words. Ayn Rand’s Anthem provides the text for a series of exercises that ask readers to analyze how Rand uses antimetabole, epistrophe, parallelism, and repetition to create meaning. Using the provided worksheets and graphic organizers, individuals explain the meaning of passages, analyze how Rand uses various grammatical devices to underscore her point, and then create their own examples.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Special Places to Love
Prepositional phrases added to rough drafts increase writing fluency and add variety to the length of sentences. The group listens to the language used by Patricia MacLachlan in her book All the Places to Love, paying particular attention to the use and placement of prepositional phrases.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Prepositions Can Show Positions in Space
Answer the questions where and when with this handy prepositions worksheet. Twelve questions contain prepositional phrases for your class to find and label; the first one is completed as an example. The resource includes an answer key on the second page.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Sentence Combination: Prepositional Phrases
Start by defining preposition. The presentation shows a friendly looking pug as he sits on, inside, and beside objects. Then, look at prepositional phrases and how to use them to combine multiple sentences. A short practice opportunity is also provided for your class.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Complete grammar activities including identifying prepositions, expanding sentences using prepositional phrases, and distinguishing prepositions and adverbs. Small groups analyze the last three lines of the Gettysburg Address using their understanding of the parts of speech studied.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
What is a Preposition?
Where and when should you use prepositions? A handy worksheet provides examples and instructions about prepositions and prepositional phrases, as well as eight practice sentences. Learners underline the prepositional phrases and circle the prepositions.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Prepositions are an important part of descriptive writing. Have your fourth graders fill in the blanks with prepositions from a word bank, then write ten sentences with the remaining words. For extra practice, partner your class up and have them describe where their partner is, or where different items in the classroom are located.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Prepositional Phrase as a Modifier
Tired of reading the same basic sentence structure in your students' writing? Help them vary their sentences with this slideshow, which teachers viewers about inserting prepositional phrases, adverb phrases, and adjective phrases into their writing.
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Prepositional Phrases 1
Identifying prepositional phrases is easy with this worksheet! For each of the 15 sentences given, budding grammarians circle the preposition and underline the phrase in which it's used. After every five sentences, they are encouraged to use the answer key to check their work.
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Identify prepositional phrases in this conventions lesson, which prompts high schoolers to explore the lyrics of given songs. Working in groups, they compose poems containing prepositional phrases. They study pictures with poems and determine the relationship between the lyrics and the picture.
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Using Prepositional Phrases
The class reads the book Heckedy Peg. Stopping to point out the prepositional phrases, the teacher models and guides the young scholars to deeper comprehension. Small groups collaborate to read A Sweet Smell of Roses. They thenfind the prepositional phrases and explain their role in the story.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Making Sentences Grow
A clever, collaborative learning lesson on prepositional phrases awaits your class. After a lecture/demo, small groups are given a worksheet which is embedded in the plan. They must make the sentences present in the worksheet "grow" by adding prepositional phrases that are appropriate for each sentence.
4th English Language Arts
My First Little Readers: Level B- The Missing Monster
A furry monster and his cardboard box engage young readers in learning about prepositions in this fun printable book. Including simple sentence structure and clear supporting illustrations, this resource is bound to engage children in expanding their vocabulary.
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
There are two types of prepositional phrases: adjectival and adverbial. Gather teaching strategies from this resource to give your learners lots of practice and meet Common Core standards! First, review prepositions by providing a sentence for your class and having individuals insert any suitable preposition.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable