Participle Practice - PC\|MAC

Participle Practice - PC\|MAC

PREPOSITION PRACTICE Kimberley Tucker, Arab City Schools WHAT IS A PREPOSITION? A preposition is one of the eight parts of speech. Some common prepositions include Except, before, after, of, to, from, for, during, beside, between, among, into, above, below, include, like, as, at, in, since, within, near, through, toward, within, etc. A preposition cannot be the subject, verb, or object of the sentence. A PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE Adds

Informatio n Functions as an Adjective or Adverb A prepositional phrase always contains extra information; therefore, it cannot function as an essential part of the sentence. A PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE IS

NOT AN INFINITIVE To + Noun or Pronoun = Prepositional Phrase To + Verb = Infinitive PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE Prepositional Phrase = Preposition + Object (a noun or pronoun) There may be adjectives and/or adverbs modifying the object of the preposition; they are located between the preposition and its object. Because it provides additional information, the prepositional phrase can describe, or modify, a noun, adjective, or adverb. Preposition

Object Preposition Object Hatter dashes through the looking glass to save Alyss from Redd. USES OF THE PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE Modifies the verb Adverb: Hatter dashes through the looking glass to save Alyss from Redd.

Modifies the infinitive Modifies the noun Adjective: The kitten in the market appears to be sweet and harmless. BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word. Article Noun Preposition

Noun Verb Infinitive The kitten in the market appears to Article be Conjunction Adjective and harmless. Adjective

sweet MARK IT UP Underline the prepositional phrase. Put [brackets] around the preposition. Circle its object. Identify its function within the sentence. Adverb Hatter dashes [through] the looking glass to save Alyss [from] Redd. Adverb

PUNCTUATION In Wondertropolis on Alysss birthday, they have a celebration in her honor. Notice that the only time a comma is needed with a prepositional phrase is when there are two or more prepositional phrases or one long prepositional phrase at the beginning of the sentence. PRACTICE Sentence 1

UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCE one of the bloodiest ones in all undoubtedly the longest war but hadnt been it was of recorded history the civil war

BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. The civil war hadnt been the longest war in all of recorded history, but undoubtedly, it was one of the bloodiest wars. BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. Adjective Noun

Verb Adverb Verb Adjective Adjective Noun Preposition Noun The civil war hadnt been the longest wars in all

Preposition Adjective Noun Conjunction Adverb Pronoun Verb Pronoun of recorded history, but undoubtedly, it was one Preposition Adjective

Adjective Pronoun of the bloodiest ones. MARK IT UP Underline the prepositional phrase. Put [brackets] around the preposition. Circle the prepositions object. The civil war hadnt been the longest war in all of recorded history, but undoubtedly, it was one of the bloodiest ones.

IMITATE THE SENTENCE Using the previous sentence as a guide, create your own sentence. The civil war hadnt been the longest war [in] all [of] recorded history, but undoubtedly, it was one [of] the bloodiest wars. PRACTICE Sentence 2 UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCE to wrest control each watched and waited

keeping a none-too-friendly eye on the other families for an opportunity to make a move first from her in case they happened BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. Each watched and waited for an opportunity to wrest control from her, keeping a nonetoo-friendly eye on the other families in

case they happened to make a move first. BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. Preposition Conjunction Pronoun Noun Infinitive

Each watched and waited for an opportunity to wrest control Verb Preposition Adjective Adjective Verb Adjective

Noun Preposition Adjective from her, keeping a none-too-friendly eye on the other Pronoun Adjective Noun Adjective families Noun Adjective Verb Preposition

Pronoun Infinitive Noun Adverb in case they happened to make a move first. Noun MARK IT UP

Underline the prepositional phrase. Put [brackets] around the preposition. Circle the prepositions object. Each watched and waited for an opportunity to wrest control from her, keeping a none-too-friendly eye on the other families in case they happened to make a move first. IMITATE IT Using the previous sentence as a guide, create your own sentence. Each watched and waited [for] an

opportunity to wrest control [from] her, keeping a none-too-friendly eye [on] the other families in case they happened to make a move first. PRACTICE Sentence 3 UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCE was bored from the Everlasting Forest to the Valley of Mushrooms of their future queen

to celebrate the seventh birthday Wonderlanders had come out of her wits who, as it happened, BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. From the Everlasting Forest to the Valley of Mushrooms, Wonderlanders had come to celebrate the seventh birthday of their

future queen, who, as it happened, was bored out of her wits. BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. Noun Preposition Noun Adjective

From the Everlasting Forest to the Valley of Mushrooms, Adjective Verb Preposition Adjective Wonderlanders had come to celebrate the seventh Noun Infinitive Verb

Pronoun Noun Adjective Adverb Verb birthday of their future queen, who, as it happened, was Noun Preposition

Adjective Preposition bored out of her wits. Adjective Adverb Pronoun Noun Pronoun Pronoun Verb

MARK IT UP Underline the prepositional phrase. Put [brackets] around the preposition. Circle the prepositions object. From the Everlasting Forest to the Valley of Mushrooms, Wonderlanders had come to celebrate the seventh birthday of their future queen, who, as it happened, was bored out of her wits. IMITATE IT Using the previous sentence as a guide, create your own sentence.

[From] the Everlasting Forest [to] the Valley [of] Mushrooms, Wonderlanders had come to celebrate the seventh birthday [of] their future queen, who, as it happened, was bored [out of] her wits. PRACTICE Sentence 4 UNSCRAMBLE THE SENTENCE gathered to watch on the cobbled lane below she searched

for him the Inventors Parade among the Wonderlanders BREAK IT DOWN Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. She searched for him among the Wonderlanders gathered to watch the Inventors Parade on the cobbled lane below. BREAK IT DOWN

Identify the part of speech for each word in the previous sentence. Pronoun Preposition Infinitive Noun Preposition She searched for him among the Wonderlanders gathered Verb

Adjective Verb Pronoun to Verb Adjective Noun Adjective Preposition Adverb Noun Parade

watchAdjective the Inventors on the cobbled lane below. MARK IT UP Underline the prepositional phrase. Put [brackets] around the preposition. Circle the prepositions object. She searched for him among the Wonderlanders gathered to watch the Inventors Parade on the cobbled lane below.

IMITATE IT Using the previous sentence as a guide, create your own sentence. She searched [for] him [among] the Wonderlanders gathered to watch the Inventors Parade [on] the cobbled lane below.

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