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Transcript of Preposition
the cat is beneath the table.
the cat is leaning against the table.
she held the cat over the table.
she pet the cat during the thunder storm. Prepositions are words that show the relationship between a noun or pronoun and a relation to another word or element in a sentence. the young girl swam across the lake. the cupcake with sprinkles is mine. In this example, the preposition with is showing the relationship between the noun sprinkles and the noun cupcake. It tells us which cupcake is hers. Across connects the noun lake with the verb swam. It tells us where she swam. Do you see how the preposition tells us the relationship between lake and swam? prepositions show time or location. •inside •into •like •minus •near •of •off •on •onto •opposite •outside •over •past •per •plus •regarding •round •save •since •than •through •to •toward •towards •under •underneath •unlike •until •up •upon •versus •via •with •within •without •aboard •about •above •across •after •against •along •amid •among •anti •around •as •at •before •behind •below •beneath •beside •besides •between •beyond •but •by •concerning •considering •despite •down •during •except •excepting •excluding •following •for •from •in There are 150 prepositions but the following is a list of the 70 most common Prepositions. Although there are many prepositions, of, to, and in are most commonly used. Created By:
Tyler Carlyle A great way to memorize it:
because prepostion's explain position! The bubbles are above the cantankerous fish. A prepositional phrase is A modifying phrase consisting of a preposition and its object. From my grandmother
From = preposition; my = modifier; grandmother = noun Along the busy, six-lane highway
Along = preposition; the, busy, six-lane = modifiers; highway = noun. This presentation was created following the Fair Use Guidelines for Educational Multimedia. Certain materials are included under the Fair Use exemption of the U.S. copyright law. Further use of these materials and this presentation is restricted. Fair Use Modifiers are adverbs or adjectives that change a word or part of a sentence O'Brien, Elizabeth. "What Is A Preposition?" What Is a Preposition? N.p., 2012. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://www.english-grammar-revolution.com/what-is-a-preposition.html>.
Wayne State University. "Fair Use Clause." Fair Use Clause-MACUL Newsletter. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://ted.coe.wayne.edu/ted6020/FairUse.html>.
EnglishClub. "English Prepositions List." English Preposition List. N.p., 2012. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://www.englishclub.com/grammar/prepositions-list.htm>.
Simmons, Robin L. "The Prepositional Phrase." The Prepositional Phrase. N.p., 2012. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/prepositionalphrase.htm>.
Jocelyn. "Prepositions of Place / Position." English Channel. Fourhalf.Inc, n.d. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://tx.english-ch.com/teacher/jocelyn/others/prepositions-of-place-position/>.
Minggu. "Chairunnisa's Blog." : Preposition In, On, At. N.p., 10 June 2012. Web. 21 Oct. 2012. <http://chairunnisameiyuni.blogspot.com/2012/06/preposition-in-on-at.html>. What is a prepositional phrase? The words in blue are the prepositional phrases. A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition plus a noun or pronoun. or The object of the preposition can never be the subject of the sentence. Note: Example:
The cat on the table wanted food.
Cat is the subject of the sentence. The table is the object of the preposition. Works Cited Activity 1- 1. Name at least three prepositions. (Max: 3 people) 2. What is the definition of a preposition? (Max: 1 person) 3. Make a sentence with a preposition and name the used preposition. (Max: 3 people) 1 piece of candy each question answered correctly. Activity 2- The Preposition Competition Directions:
1. When the auction begins, raise your hand if you know a preposition. Once said, it will be written on the board.
2. After three seconds, the last two people to list a preposition have become a semi-finalist.
3. The same thing will happen, only excluding the first two semi-finalists. The next winners are the second semi-finalists.
4. The four semi-finalists will compete against each other in order to become the two finalists.
5. The two finalists face off by stating a fact about prepositions that they have learned, untill the last person to state a fact after three seconds becomes the winner.
-4th and 3rd place-2 pieces of candy of his/her choice.
-2nd place-3 pieces of candy of their choice.
-1st place-5 pieces of candy of their choice AND a homework pass for this class. The first prepositional phrase--in the kitchen--modifies the noun air; the second--of stale food--modifies the verb reeked. The two phrases provide information that helps us understand the sentence. The steamy air in the kitchen reeked of stale food. Nordquist, Richard. "What Are Prepositional Phrases?" About.com Grammar Composition. About.com, 2012. Web. 22 Oct. 2012. <http://grammar.about.com/od/basicsentencegrammar/a/prepphrases.htm>. The cake with nuts fell onto the floor.