Positional Words

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PreK - 1st, Homeschool
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Positional, Directional and Spatial Awareness Words – Comprehensive Unit for the Common Core. K.G.A1, K.P.1.1

Learning positional and directional words is an important preschool,

kindergarten and first grade skills. Follow two young children in the PowerPoint presentation as they have lively dialogues about animals they discover in nature. The conversation will help young children learn about positional and directional words.

Words Introduced: above, below, in, out, up, down, first, last, right, left, high, low, over, under, near, far, top, middle, bottom, before, after, between, next to, on top, beneath, in front of, inside, outside, on, off, start, finish, across, around and through.


PowerPoint Presentation

Use this PowerPoint to introduce positional words to children. 28 pages.

Bulletin Board

8 full page color photos and information introducing various positional words.


10 worksheets reviewing basic positional words.

State and/or Common Core Standards for K [Language Arts and Geometry]

· Identify and use words that name actions, directions, positions, sequences and locations.

· Describe objects in the environment describing the relative positions of these objects using terms like above, below, beside, in front of, behind and next to.


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