Prepositions Lesson-Part 1

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Prepositions Lesson-Part 1

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  1. Slide 1

    • Essential Question(s): How can using prepositions improve my writing?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:
    • Define prepositions
    • Define and identify different types of prepositions
    • Use prepositions in your writing
    • State Standards:
    • E08.D.1.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
    • Student Terms: Use proper English when speaking and writing
    • Lesson Objectives
  2. Preposition

    Slide 2 - Preposition

    • Simple Preposition
    • Compound Preposition
    • Prepositional Phrase
    • Noun
    • Pronoun
    • Place of Prepositions
    • Time of Prepositions
    • Direction of Prepositions
    • “Special” Prepositions
    • Let’s review our vocab terms, class!
    • Vocabulary
  3. A preposition sits before a noun or pronoun to show the noun’s relationship to another word in the sentence.

    Slide 3 - A preposition sits before a noun or pronoun to show the noun’s relationship to another word in the sentence.

    • Why are prepositions important?
    • Do you want your writing to look like this OR like this
    • Prepositions improve our writing and make it stronger!
    • What is a Preposition?
  4. Relationships BetweenNouns and Prepositions

    Slide 4 - Relationships BetweenNouns and Prepositions

    • It is a container for butter.
    • The preposition for shows the relationship between butter and container.
    • The eagle soared above the clouds.
    • The preposition above shows the relationship between the soaring
    • eagle and the clouds.
    • Nouns and prepositions LOVE each other!
  5. With Prepositions

    Slide 5 - With Prepositions

    • Without Prepositions
    • Would you like to come with us to the cinema?
    • Would you like to come?
    • Who is the man with the beard?
    • Who is the man?
    • We walked down the street to the park.
    • We walked.
    • I ate a plate of rice and a quarter of milk.
    • I ate a plate.
    • She kicked the student out of school for smoking.
    • She kicked the student.
    • Sentences With and WithoutPrepositions
  6. Kinds of Prepositions

    Slide 6 - Kinds of Prepositions

    • Simple Prepositions: prepositions which consist of only one word
    • Examples: in, on, at, with, etc.
    • Compound prepositions: prepositions which consist of two or more words
    • Examples: in the middle of, by the side of, etc.
    • Prepositional Phrase: phrase that starts with a preposition and ends with noun (or a pronoun)
    • Examples: in the room, behind the couch, etc.
  7. On

    Slide 7 - On

    • Through
    • Behind
    • For
    • Beneath
    • Against
    • Beside
    • Over
    • During
    • Without
    • Across
    • Among
    • Against
    • Around
    • At the end
    • At the bottom
    • Between
    • Behind
    • Below
    • By
    • Into
    • After
    • To
    • About
    • Over
    • Under
    • Inside
    • Examples of Prepositions
  8. There are 3 types of prepositions:

    Slide 8 - There are 3 types of prepositions:

    • Place of Prepositions
    • Time of Prepositions
    • Direction of Prepositions
    • Kinds of Prepositions
  9. Prepositions of Place

    Slide 9 - Prepositions of Place

    • Some prepositions show where something happens. They are called prepositions of place.
    • Examples:
    • Sanny was sitting under a tree.
    • There’s a wooden floor underneath the carpet.
    • Some geese flew over their house.
    • John and Sarah were hiding inside the wardrobe.
    • There was a tree beside the river.
    • I have a friend who lives in America.
  10. Prepositions of Time

    Slide 10 - Prepositions of Time

    • Some prepositions show when something happens. They are called prepositions of time.
    • Examples:
    • School starts at nine o’clock.
    • We’re going to the zoo on Saturday.
    • I visited my grandparents during the summer.
    • You must finish the work by Friday.
    • I’ll do my work before dinner.
  11. Some prepositions show where something is going.  They are called prepositions of direction.

    Slide 11 - Some prepositions show where something is going. They are called prepositions of direction.

    • Examples:
    • The boys chased after each other.
    • The football rolled down the hill.
    • A man was walking his dog along the riverbank.
    • We were traveling towards Miami.
    • Prepositions of Direction