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Mar 23

Parts of Speech ~ Prepositions

 

Ten Ideas for Teaching Prepositions

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#1 Printables

Download a free preposition poster or banner at Teaching Ideas.

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#2 Posters

Click on the image to download the pdf version of the preposition posters.

Free Printable Prepositon Posters

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#3 Preposition Songs

 

brown#4 Dice Game

[Note: This game can be played with any part of speech.] 

Set Up

Prepare a list of sentence strips with long sentences that contain many prepositions. This could simply be a worksheet with sentences that have been cut apart.

Playing the Game

  • Divide the class into small learning groups of approximately four students each.
  • Provide each group with a set of sentence strips, an answer key, and a dice.
  • The players roll the dice to determine which player goes first.
  • On a turn, players draw one sentence strip. The player reads the sentence to the group. The player must then identify all the prepositions correctly.
  • Next the student awards or subtracts points from a tally sheet by first rolling the dice. The player is awarded the number on the dice times the number of prepositions in the sentence IF s/he answered correctly. If the player provided any incorrect answers, the number on the dice times the number of prepositions in the sentence are subtracted from the tally.
  • The winner is the students who has the most points when the time is called for the game to end.

 

brown#5 Using Picture Books to Teach Prepositions

Picture Books for Teachign Prepositions

brown#6 YouTube Videos

YouTube has a number of videos on prepositions. Try “Busy Prepositions” from Schoolhouse Rock.

brown#7 Printable Practice Pages

Here are a few links to help you find lessons and practice pages:

brown#8 Online Games

 

Online Game Preposition Desert

Online Game - Parts of Speech Asteroids


brown#9 BrainPop

BrainPop is always a hit with students. Here’s the link to the preposition page:

Prepositions on BrainPop

 


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Free Prepositions PowerPoint

Click on the image below to download the PowerPoint.

Free Prepositions PowerPoint

 

 brownIf you need additional materials to teach interjections, you may want to take a look at Grammar or Interactive Grammar Organizers.

Grammar contains graphic organizers, mini posters, and fun hands-on activities to help students better understand parts of speech. This resource covers the 5th grade Common Core Standards.  brown

Interactive Grammar Organizers

 

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1 comment

  1. Toni Crarey

    These resources were awesome and engaging. The students will relate to them, and enjoy learning about them all. Thank you for sharing these jewels.

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