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Prepositions Prepositions

A word that shows . the relationship . between a. noun or a pronoun . and another word in the . sentence.. It is a word of “. position. ”.. Your math book is . underneath. the apple.. The preposition .

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Prepositions Prepositions






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PrepositionsSlide2

Prepositions

A word that shows the relationship between a noun or a pronoun

and another word in the

sentence.Slide3

It is a word of “

position”.Your math book is

underneath

the apple.

The preposition

underneath

shows the relationship of

book to apple.Slide4

It is a word that shows a

relationship.

Someone

behind

us honked his horn.

The preposition

behind

shows the relationship of someone to honked.Slide5

Changing Prepositions

I hit the ball over the net.I hit the ball

into

the net.

I hit the ball

under

the net.

I hit the ball against the net.I hit the ball

across

the net.Slide6

Prepositional Phrase

Starts with a preposition.Ends with a

noun or pronoun (

called

object).

Can include

adjectives

which describe the noun or pronoun.Slide7

The Prepositional Phrase

A prepositional phrase always has at least one noun or pronoun as an object

.

EXAMPLE

The pile

of

dry

leaves had grown much larger.Slide8

of dry leaves

of = prepositiondry = adjectiveleaves = nounSlide9

for dogs and cats

This flea collar is for dogs and cats.Slide10

near the airport

They live near the airport.Write a sentences with a prepositional phrase. Slide11

Prepositions are color-coded green.

Underline prepositions green.Circle prepositional phrases.Slide12

INFINITIVES

An infinitive is a

verb form

that can be used

as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb. Most infinitives begin with

TO.

TO+ VERB=

infinitiveTo play, to eat, to swim, to read, to write, to run, to sing, to skip, to cry

EX: The soccer player TO WATCH this season is Sam Walton.

EX. Prepositions will be easy TO MEMORIZE.Slide13

PRACTICE

Sandra went to eat with her best friend.I would like to read an interesting book this summer.The children want to go to the movies to watch The Lion King.

The beautiful teacher needs to grade some compositions over the weekend.

Now it is your

turn…Slide14

Practice

Please take out a sheet of paper. Write the heading. Write 10 sentences using prepositional phrases.

VARY your sentences.

Circle prepositional phrases in green.

Ex: My mom took me around the park.

During the test, the class worked really hard.

My best friend went to Texas instead of France.