Finding Prepositional Phrases

Printer Friendly Version
Grade Level
Elementary School
Subject
Language
Length of Time
45 minutes
Description

In this lesson, students will find the prepositional phrases in the sentences.

This lesson is for third through fifth graders.

Goals

Students will learn:
To find the prepositional phrases in sentences.

Materials Needed

Worksheet I have included in this lesson
Pencils and erasers

Procedure

First, you will copy the worksheet.

Then, you will explain to the students about prepositional phrases. You can do this by writing examples on the board.

Example: Christy likes to write a synopsis of her short stories or books in a spiral notebook.



In this sentence, there are two prepositional phrases: of her short stories and in a spiral notebook.

Students will need to learn what prepositions are before they can find prepositional phrases. (See my lesson on prepositions.)

After that, you will pass out the worksheet for them to do independently.Worksheet - Finding the Prepositional Phrases

Directions: In the following sentences, write the prepositional phrase in the blanks.

1. Susie and Mindy went to the mall.

__________________________

2. Christy went to the grocery store.

__________________________

3. Sadey likes to chase Cassie in the yard.

__________________________



4. Tim and Bill jogged around the block a couple of times.

__________________________

5. Mindy, can you take the laundry to the basement?

__________________________

6. Megan walked to the park.

__________________________

7. The birds flew into the trees.

__________________________

8. "Today, we will have a test over your homework assignment," their teacher announced.

_________________________

9. We went to the store to buy a new computer.

_________________________

10. The herd of horses scattered into the hills.

_________________________

11. We can go to the movie in the evening.

_________________________

12. Christy walked to the store with Megan.

_________________________

13. Take your books to your room.

_________________________

14. Christy and Megan watched the kite blow in the wind.

_________________________

15. If I get my check in the mail, we can go to the movie.

_________________________

16. I had to get new brake pads on my car.

_________________________



17. The small dog ran along the fence as I walked down the street.

_________________________

18. Let's go to the movies tomorrow before supper.

_________________________

19. "I'm excited about our new house," Megan said.

_________________________

20. Penny looked forward to spending time with Abby.

_________________________

Grading

Each one is worth five points for a total of 100 points.

100 to 90 = A

89 to 80 = B

79 to 70 = C

69 to 60 = D

Below 60 = F



Navigation
Sponsored Links
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Subjects
Similar Lesson Plans
  • Learning About the Dictionary
    This lesson is about the dictionary. Students will have a worksheet of different words. There are two parts to this lesson. Part One - Students will find the word that belongs in between the two...
  • Alphabetizing Fruit
    This lesson is on alphabetizing Fruit. It is for third through fifth grade...
  • Words That Rhyme
    Students will have a worksheet where they will circle the words in each row that...
  • Learning About Syllables
    This lesson is on syllables. Students will have a worksheet where they will write down how many syllables each word...
  • Understanding Prepositions
    In this lesson, students will find the prepositions in the sentences. This lesson is for third through fifth graders. This lesson needs to be completed before the lesson on prepositional...