Students must be able to understand the correct usage of prepositions when writing. Students must be able to pick prepositions out of sentences when reading. Introduction and Motivation Invite the students to pick a seat where they are comfortable and able to see clearly.
Down the steps to the lobby floor Out the glass doors to slanted Hyde Street Into the dark and the rain Under a wide umbrella Toward the black, infinite San Francisco Bay.
Under the murky sky Between the wet, unsheltered tables Through the growing puddles Beside the street lamps reflected on the slick pavement Past the shadows in store windows Across a gray and vacant lot Toward the yellow lights of Boudin Bakery.
Out from the rain Toward the displays of platters and pottery Into the shelves of Christmas tree and snowman-shaped breads Over the pots of white, lumpy soups Amid the fragrances of butter and cream Next to the banisters lit with Christmas lights and garlands To the cashier with ruddy cheeks.
Under the dripping sky once more In wet socks and squeaking shoes Past porch lights of Beach Street Up slanted Hyde Street Through the cold doors of the hotel Into a room with a table By a cozy fire With bags of crab, clam chowder and sour dough bread. Tess Harvester Write your own poem with prepositional phrases!
Jot down ideas for the topic of your poem.
Arrange your ideas into the form of prepositional phrases. Write lines and verses for your poem with prepositional phrases. Check to be sure each line starts with a preposition and ends with a noun. Show it to someone.The leg of the dog or the dogs leg?
Englands role or the role of England? Almost all students or almost all of the students? In this lesson, Ill teach you when to use the preposition of.
Although its a small word, mastering of is a challenge for many students. Lets solve the mystery of the word of together. Prepositions usually answer the questions where? or when?, telling about a person or object’s location in either time or space.
Use one of the prepositions from the word bank in each of the blanks in the story. Use the story-starting generator below to provide an interesting prepositional phrase that might begin some writing for your journal or your Writer's Notebook.
Press the button below until you find one prepositional phrase you like from the collection then finish the sentence that follows the phrase so that the WHOLE sentence is interesting.
Students are asked to write literary analysis essays because this type of assignment encourages you to think about how and why a poem, short story, novel, or play was written. To successfully analyze literature, you’ll need to remember that authors make specific choices for particular reasons.
Practise writing using prepositions. Practise combining prepositions with noun phrases to create preposition phrases.
Compose a story that will be engaging for children. Personification is a figurative language technique where an object or idea is given human characteristics or qualities.
In other words, using our language, we make an object or idea do something that usually is only done by people. With personification speakers and writers make the object or idea like a person and, hence, they personify it.