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<ul><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsPrepositions</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsPrepositionsA preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in the sentencePrepositions point out different relationships</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsPrepositionsExamplesI drove through the townShows the relationship between town and droveThe school near the park is nice.Shows the relationship between park and school</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsPrepositional PhraseA preposition always introduces a phrase consisting of the preposition, any modifiers and a noun or pronoun.The noun or pronoun that ends the prepositional phrase is called the object of the preposition.</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsPrepositional PhraseExamplesI drove through the town.through=prepositionthe=modifier (article)town=noun (object of the preposition)The school near the park is nice.near=prepositionthe=modifier (article)park=noun (object of the preposition)</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsCommonly Used Prepositions</p><p>AbroadAboutAboveAcrossAfterAgainstAlongAmidAmongAroundAtBeforeBehindBelowBeneathBesideBesidesBetweenBeyondBut(meaning except)ByConcerningDownDuringExceptForFrom</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsCommonly Used Prepositions</p><p>InInsideIntoLikeNearOfOffOnOntoOutsideOverPastSinceThroughToTowardUnderUnderneathUntilUpUponWithWithinWithout</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsCompound PrepositionsCompound prepositions consist of more than one word.Examples:</p><p>According toBecause ofBy means ofIn addition toIn front ofIn spite ofInstead ofOn account ofPrior to</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsFunction The same word may be either an adverb or a preposition, depending on its use in a sentence.ExamplesKristin climbed down. (adverb)Kristin climbed down the ladder. (preposition)</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsAssignmentOn a separate sheet of paper, please rewrite the following sentences. Number your paper 1-20 and write down each preposition and the object of the prepositional phrase. The number in parenthesis tells you how many prepositions are in that sentence.</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--PrepositionsMike cheated on the test. (1)Except for English class, Jamie does well in school. (2)Kyle sits beside Christian. (1)Brittknee, without a doubt, is one of the smartest students in the school. (3)Tom likes going outside without a coat. (1)</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p></li><li><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions6. According to Chewbacca, English III is the best class ever! (1)7. Toward the end of class, Heather gets nervous. (2)8. Beth reminds me of a kid named Napoleon. (1)9. Sean sits near the chalkboard and throws garbage upon the floor. (2)10. Across the pasture, over the sloping hills, through the fields of wheat, into the shallow pond, past the dense forest, the Dragon flies. (6)</p><p>Geschke/English IV Grammar Unit--Prepositions</p><p>************</p></li></ul>

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