Prepositions Lesson-Part 2

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Prepositions Lesson-Part 2

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  1. Uses of OF:

    Slide 1 - Uses of OF:

    • I ate a plate of rice and a quarter of milk.
    • Would you like a glass of lemon juice?
    • I need three pieces of paper.
    • Most of the children in my class like education.
    • There are several ways of cooking chicken.
    • Prepositions with Special Uses
  2. Prepositions with Special Uses

    Slide 2 - Prepositions with Special Uses

    • Uses of FOR:
    • I made this bookmark for Mom.
    • Is there room for me on this seat?
    • I’d like a new computer for Christmas.
    • We’re going downtown for a meeting.
    • I’d like a new laptop for next year.
  3. Prepositions with Special Uses

    Slide 3 - Prepositions with Special Uses

    • Uses of WITH:
    • He pounds nails with a hammer.
    • Mix the flour with water.
    • She painted the picture with her new paints.
    • Would you like to come with us to the cinema?
    • I can do difficult problems with help from Mom.
    • Who is the man with the beard?
  4. Prepositions with Special Uses

    Slide 4 - Prepositions with Special Uses

    • Uses of LIKE, AS, and THAN:
    • Kathleen looks like her dad.
    • Andrew smiles like his mother.
    • Peter sings like a professional singer.
    • Are these shoes the same as those?
    • Sue is nearly as tall as the teacher.
    • My backpack is bigger than John’s.
    • Dad is taller than all of us.
    • This painting is more beautiful than that one.
    • The neighborhood streets are less busy than downtown streets.
  5. With the exception of the “special” use of prepositions, you can use this little trick to help you understand and identify prepositions.

    Slide 5 - With the exception of the “special” use of prepositions, you can use this little trick to help you understand and identify prepositions.

    • Think of a pesky little mouse living in your house and where he could possibly be running or hiding.
    • In the wall, under the couch, on the table, across the floor, etc.
    • A Little Trick …
  6. Practice!

    Slide 6 - Practice!

    • A cat was sitting _________ the roof of my car. (place)
    • Some people were talking _________ the movie. (time)
    • A man was coming _________ us on his bike. (direction)
    • The party starts _________ six o’clock. (time)
    • She put the book _________ her bag. (place)
    • We walked _________ the street to the park. (place)
    • She keeps her slippers _________ her bed. (place)
    • We always wash our hands _________ meals. (time)
  7. Practice!

    Slide 7 - Practice!

    • A cat was sitting on the roof of my car. (place)
    • Some people were talking during the movie. (time)
    • A man was coming after us on his bike. (direction)
    • The party starts at six o’clock. (time)
    • She put the book in her bag. (place)
    • We walked down the street to the park. (place)
    • She keeps her slippers under her bed. (place)
    • We always wash our hands before meals. (time)
  8. Practice!

    Slide 8 - Practice!

    • Directions: Find the prepositional phrase in each sentence.
    • Tootsie rolls, fruit loops, and lettuce are all on my grocery list.
    • ______________________________________________________
    • The horse trotted through the woods.
    • ______________________________________________________
    • I felt trapped between the desk and the wall.
    • ______________________________________________________
  9. Practice!

    Slide 9 - Practice!

    • Directions: Find the prepositional phrase and write it on the line below.
    • Tootsie rolls, fruit loops, and lettuce are all on my grocery list.
    • ______________________________________________________
    • The horse trotted through the woods.
    • ______________________________________________________
    • I felt trapped between the desk and the wall.
    • ______________________________________________________
  10. Practice!

    Slide 10 - Practice!

    • Directions: Find the prepositional phrase and write it on the line below.
    • *You can have more than one prepositional phrase in a sentence. Find both!*
    • I jumped across the wide gap in the sidewalk.
    • __________________________ ____________________________
    • We traveled over the river and through the woods.
    • __________________________ ____________________________
    • I ran over to my friend’s house on Maple Street.
    • __________________________ ____________________________
  11. Practice!

    Slide 11 - Practice!

    • Directions: Find the prepositional phrase and write it on the line below.
    • *You can have more than one prepositional phrase in a sentence. Find both!*
    • I jumped across the wide gap in the sidewalk.
    • __________________________ ____________________________
    • We traveled over the river and through the woods.
    • __________________________ ____________________________
    • I ran over to my friend’s house on Maple Street.
    • __________________________ ____________________________
  12. Slide 12

    • A preposition sits before a noun or pronoun to show the noun’s relationship to another word in the sentence.
    • Prepositions improve our writing and make it stronger!
    • There are several kinds of prepositions.
    • Summary
  13. Define prepositions

    Slide 13 - Define prepositions

    • Define and identify different types of prepositions
    • Use prepositions in your writing
    • Review Objectives:Can You Do It?
  14. Preposition Challenge:

    Slide 14 - Preposition Challenge:

    • Choose one of your favorite songs and read through the lyrics to find all of the prepositions and prepositional phrases!
    • For BONUS points, e-mail your teacher a copy of the lyrics with all of the prepositions and prepositional phrases underlined!
    • Dig Deeper