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Product title: Prepositions


Age-range of intended audience: 3rd-5th grade
Product goals/objectives: To reinforce the proper use/ identification/
original construction of prepositional phrases in a sentence. To
make students aware of how prepositional phrases can easily
add detail to a sentence.
Abstract: This presentation was created as a way to reinforce the use
of prepositions in a students writing. Especially concentrating
on the use of the preposition followed by a definite article (i.e.
under the box). Students are to first fill in the correct
preposition and article into a sentence. Then they are to
recognize them in complete sentences. Finally they are to write
sentences containing prepositional phrases on their own.

Where is Fido?

Where is Fido?

Fido is ______

______ doghouse.

Write the answer on your paper.

Did you say:

Fido is

in

the

doghouse.

You are correct!! Good Job!!

Where is the house?

Where is the house?

The house is ______

______ hill.

Write the answer on your paper.

Did you say:

The house is

on

the

Awesome Work!!

hill.

Where is the elephant?

Where is the elephant?

The elephant is _____ _____


question mark.
Write the answer on your paper.

Did you say:

The elephant is under


the__
question mark.
Keep up the good work!!

Here comes the tricky part!!

Pay attention!!

You can do it!!

Find the prepositions in the following sentences:


Write your answers on your paper.
1) Do you like to play hide-and-go-seek?
2) My favorite place to hide is under the kitchen table.
3) If someone is already there, I usually try in the
bathroom closet.
4) If there is not enough room in the closet, I will crawl
under my bed.

Did you find all 4?


1) Do you like to play hide-and-go-seek?
2) My favorite place to hide is under the kitchen table.
table
3) If someone is already there, I usually try in the
bathroom closet.
4) If there is not enough room in the closet,
closet I will crawl
under my bed.
bed

Now it is your turn!


Write a sentence to describe where the
girls are standing.
Remember to use a prepositional phrase!

Here is an example of what you could have written:

The girls are standing under the globe.


globe

Did you write something different?


Raise your hand to share it with the class.

Which of the following words


are NOT prepositions?
across

how

which

between

from

round

over

up

what

whenever

for

before

The GREEN words are NOT


prepositions
across

how

which

between

from

round

over

up

what

whenever

for

before

Here is a list of commonly used prepositions:


across

from

over

after

in

round

among

into

since

at

like

through

before

near

to

between

off

under

by

on

until

during

out

up

for

opposite

with

Make up 3 sentences on your own


using a prepositional phrase in each!

THE END!!!

GREAT JOB!!!