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  • 1. September 1, 2011
  • 2. Make sure you have the correct course code for My Writing Lab
    College255483W
  • 3. Change in Office Hours
    My office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays will change to 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
    Please make a note of this on your syllabus
  • 4. Prepositional Phrases
    A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition and its object.
    The object is a noun or a pronoun, together with any words that describe or refer to the object.
  • 5. Activity 3: Write Prepositional Phrases
  • 6. Activity 3: Write Prepositional Phrases
    Isaac bought his computer __________________________.
    My humanities group meets _________________.
    Songs ____________ are very popular.
    The children ate the cookies that they found ______________.
    When the power failed, I was ________________.
    before the big sale
    after class
    about love
    on the counter
    in the attic
  • 7. Activity 3: Write Prepositional Phrases
    Before the concert
    _________________, James practiced his guitar.
    _________________, the mechanic repaired the van.
    Zaini caught the bus ___________.
    The sparrows flew _____________________.
    Everyone walked home _______________.
    During the storm
    at the mall
    over the power lines
    after the recital
  • 8. Prepositional Phrases
    A prepositional phrase cannot be the subject of a sentence.
    You can cross out prepositional phrases to help you figure out the subject of a sentence.
  • 9. Prepositional Phrases
    The doctor from next door bandaged my knee.
    Circle prepositions.
    Line out the prepositional phrase.
    Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.
    The doctor is the subject because
    he is doing the bandaging.
  • 10. Prepositional Phrases
    The girl in the doorway looks like my niece.
    Circle prepositions.
    Line out the prepositional phrase.
    Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.
    The girl is the subject because
    she is looking.
  • 11. Prepositional Phrases
    The bell on the steeple of the church rang three times.
    Circle prepositions.
    Line out the prepositional phrase.
    Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.
    The bell is the subject because
    it is doing the ringing.
  • 12. Prepositional Phrases
    One of my favorite comic strips in the Sunday paper is Peanuts.
    Circle prepositions.
    Line out the prepositional phrase.
    Now decide who or what is doing something or being something.
    One is the subject because
    it is being something.
  • 13. Activity 4: Identify Prepositional Phrases
  • 14. Activity 4: Identify Prepositional Phrases
    The tenants down the hall are seldom home.
    Darryl bought a used car for three thousand dollars.
    The flowers in that yard need to be watered.
    After the midterm, the biology class became more difficult.
    Inside those boxes, you will find my old textbooks.
  • 15. Activity 4: Identify Prepositional Phrases
    The guests at the party appreciated the DJ.
    Without his friends, Rashid felt somewhat shy.
    The information from that Web site is not very reliable.
    The questions on the worksheet covered the last seven chapters.
    Two of Kristina’s best friends joined a sorority.
  • 16. Journal Prompt
  • 17. Diagnostic Essay
  • 18. Homework
    Reading Journal #1