This PowerPoint slideshow will help your students identify and create prepositional phrases for sentences. The slideshow begins by providing examples of prepositions and explanations for how prepositional phrases can expand a sentence. Eight simple sentences follow, each with three different prepositional phrases for students to choose from to complete the sentences (questions, statements and quotations). Seven compound and complex sentences are next, each with three different prepositional phrases to match, expanding the sentences with where and when. The final seven tasks asks students to create sentences of their own with two or three prepositional phrases to match each image.
The progression from simple to complex, from highly-scaffolded to independent thought, is a lesson fit for your classroom. Each sentence is based on a funny .gif image and the entire slideshow is fully animated (just click on the arrow to advance to the next slide). This lesson is perfect for whole-class instruction, and you can place it on student-computers for independent review.
Prepositions: on, in, to, at, into, onto, away from, over, with, above, inside, under, about, after, through, beside, around, across, beneath, before and during.
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