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Prepositionalphrases

  1. 1. Ms. Marshall 8th Grade English
  2. 2. <ul><li>Warm up: Find an egg and remember where you found it. </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s objective is to identify and define prepositions and prepositional phrases and write sentences using them as adjectives and adverbs. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Warm up: Choose three of the pictures and write a sentence describing it. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>is to define and identify prepositions and prepositional phrases, identify prepositional phrases in a sentence. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>A part of speech that shows relationships , spatial location , direction , or locates something in time. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Among, between, beside Brother, mother, friend Six o’clock From, to, before, after East, West Onto, toward, by, over Harper’s Choice Middle At, under, in Preposition showing… Example Non-Example Relationships Location Direction Time
  7. 7. <ul><li>A prepositional phrase is a preposition plus its objects and modifiers. </li></ul><ul><li>The object is what the preposition is attaching to the sentence. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Ricardo opened a savings account in the new bank. </li></ul><ul><li>She leaned the shovel against the wall of the house. </li></ul><ul><li>The wind howled throughout the night. </li></ul><ul><li>Please hand me the scissors near the lamp. </li></ul><ul><li>Is the package in the hallway for me? </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>A prepositional phrase can be used as an adverb. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John picked his nose in class. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A prepositional phrase can be used as an adjective. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>John, the boy from school, loves to pick his nose. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Write your own five sentences with prepositional phrases and underline the phrase. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>1. What are the two terms on page 121? </li></ul><ul><li>2. What is the definition of aside on page 123? </li></ul><ul><li>3. What is the answer to your warm up on page 125? </li></ul><ul><li>4. What is the definition of a tragic hero on page 125 (or 126)? </li></ul><ul><li>5. What is your answer to #3, the final question on page 127? </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>1. What is the definition of soliloquy on page 124. </li></ul><ul><li>2. What is the definition of oxymoron on page 124? </li></ul><ul><li>3. What is the answer to your warm up on page 126? </li></ul><ul><li>4. What is the answer to #1 on the study guide? </li></ul><ul><li>5. What is one of your sentences with a preposition on the worksheet on page 129? </li></ul>

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