Choose the right preposition for each phrasal verb

Clarify the meanings of ten sentences with a fill-in-the-blank activity. As young grammarians study the context clues in each sentence, they choose which preposition would best complete the thought.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add to a language arts packet that class members can complete for homework
  • Use as a warm-up activity before a lesson on prepositions
Classroom Considerations

Although designed for English language learners, the grammar worksheet is appropriate for main stream classes as well


  • Comes with additional versions of the worksheet
  • Provides an answer key 

  • Some sentences are more colloquial, which could be challenging for English learners, despite context clues
Common Core