What is a preposition?
- A word that shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence
- A verb that shows action
- An adjective that modifies a noun or pronoun
Prepositional phrases are groups of words that start with a preposition and end with a noun or pronoun. They act as adjectives or adverbs to give more information about a noun or verb.
What are Prepositional Phrases?
What is a prepositional phrase?
- A group of words consisting of a preposition and its object (a noun or pronoun)
- A group of words consisting of two adjectives and an adverb
Work together in pairs: Which is an example of a prepositional phrase?
Which part of speech cannot be the object in a prepositional phrase?
What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence? Type it in the box. Mr. Tabor mowed the lawn on Sunday.
What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence? Type it in the box. At first, Mrs. Tabor was hoping she could sleep in.
What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentence? Type it in the box. By the way, how is J.J. doing today?
Extension Question! What is the object of the preposition in this sentence: The cat jumped on top of the table.