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PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES 9 -1 HD_Travis
PREPOSITIONS Show the relationship between a noun or pronoun and another word in a sentence What’s a noun? Person, place, thing, idea (Miss Travis) What’s a pronoun? A word that can be a substitute for a noun (She)
PREPOSITIONS Here a few examples: The sound of a jazz band filled the kitchen. The music was coming from a radio. “of” shows the relationship between sound and
COMMONLY USED PREPOSITIONS • • • About Above Across After Against Along Among Around As At • • • Before Behind Below Beneath Beside Between Beyond By Despite Down • • • During Except For From In Inside Into like Near Of • • • Toward Underneath Until Up Upon Within without
FIND THE PREPOSITION The phone had been off the hook all morning. Ever since her 40 th birthday, everyone has been telling my mom she is over the hill. Underneath my bed you will find boxes
COMPOUND PREPOSITIONS These are prepositions that consist of more than one word Jazz legend Louis Armstrong sang in addition to playing the trumpet. When entertainers perform a style of music called rapping, they yell nonsense instead of words.
COMMONLY USED COMPOUND PREPOSITIONS • • According to Aside from Because of By means of In addition to In front of In place of In spite of • • Instead of On account of Out of Prior to
FIND THE COMPOUND PREPOSITION Michael came by means of train when his car broke down right before he was supposed to leave. I stopped at the store prior to coming to school because Mrs. Frye’s SRT class ate all our candy.
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES • Consist of a preposition and its object, and any modifiers of the object. • The object of a preposition is the noun or pronoun that follows a preposition • Prepositional phrases often express
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES Many early jazz bands played in New Orleans EXPRESSES LOCATION Prepositio n Object of Preposition
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES The sounds came from a radio. EXPRESSES LOCATION Prepositio n Object of Preposition
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES Musicians traveled to other large cities. Prepositio n Object of Preposition EXPRESSES DIRECTION
PREPOSITIONAL PHRASES During the 1920 s, jazz swept the country. EXPRESSES TIME Prepositio n Object of Preposition
IDENTIFY IT: WHERE’S THE PREPOSITION? In between the cashews and peanuts, you will find the almonds. I found crumbs underneath the kitchen table, how gross! I saw the napkins toward the top of the shelf.