Parts of Speech
A preposition is a word that describes or indicates the location or direction of objects in a sentence There are several kinds of prepositions. Prepositions of time, place, and movement.
Example: The diver swam in a large fish tank.
Example: The praying mantis sat upon a leaf.
Example: She wrote on a page in the book.
Commonly Used Prepositions
Create a sentence that uses a preposition (or two) that describes this picture.
A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begin with a preposition and ends with its object Examples: (ID the preposition and the object) over the hill through the woods around the corner
Which is the preposition and which is the object? The praying mantis sat upon a leaf.
- O: praying mantis P: upon
- O: leaf P: upon
- O: praying mantis P: sat
Draw a picture that illustrates the prepositional phrase: The clown's car on the side of the road had a flat tire.