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Prepositional Phrases English 10

PREPOSITION. A . preposition tells the relationship between a . noun. (or pronoun) and . another word. in a sentence. .. A . pad is . under. the . carpet. . . (The . preposition, . under. , tells where the pad is in relation to the .

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Prepositional Phrases English 10






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Prepositional Phrases

English 10

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PREPOSITION

A

preposition tells the relationship between a

noun

(or pronoun) and another word in a sentence.A pad is under the carpet. (The preposition, under, tells where the pad is in relation to the carpet.) Our vacation was like a dream.

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How to remember prepositions

A

preposition

is

“Anywhere a mouse can go.”Think of a little mouse, scurrying around. It goes over, under, above, below, in, out, etc. Remember, “Anywhere a mouse can go.”

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Create a prepositional phrase

To

create a prepositional phrase, take a

PREPOSITION

and START your sentence with it.Notice the placement of the comma (after the end of the introductory phrase).

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IMPORTANT!

Use

a prepositional phrase as a

SENTENCE STARTER

!!This is called an “Introductory Phrase”.

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For example

:

Under the covers

, the little girl hid from the monster

.Over the river and through the woods, to grandmother’s house we go.Above the goal, the shot soared. We lost the game!Into the net, the ball was drilled. We won the game!

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ALWAYS DO THE ELIMINATION CHECK!!!

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Please

look at the next

page in your packet

to see some

examples of prepositions.Notice there are some words that do not fit the “Anywhere a mouse can go” rule.

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F

requently used prepositions

about behind

during

off toabove below except on towardacross beneath for onto underafter beside from out underneathagainst besides in outside untilalong between inside over upamong beyond into past uponaround by like since withat despite near through withinbefore down

of

till

without

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Along

with other members of the

team

With

eyes red from worryAt Bridgman High SchoolThrough the back woodsUntil I saw him standing therePracticeComplete the sentence, placing the prepositional phrase at the beginning. Include all necessary commas.

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Write two sentences of your own, beginning each with a prepositional phrase

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