English grammar

Module 6, Prepositions, Review:

Prepositional Phrases

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English grammar
English grammar

Prepositions

Directions:
Click on the prepositions in each sentence.
1.
The illuminations in that medieval book of prayer are decorated in real gold.
2.
The star of that television show lives near my sister in Santa Monica.
3.
All of the players on that team need new uniforms before the next game.
4.
That pile of papers needs to be filed in the bottom drawer of the filing cabinet.

Prepositional Phrases

Directions:
Mark the prepositional phrases in each sentence by clicking each preposition and then the object of the preposition.
5.
Where in your room will you hang the painting you made in art class?
6.
On the streets of that medieval city there is seldom room for a car.
7.
The tropical storm in the Atlantic is sending lots of rain to our city.
8.
Why is there pineapple on that pizza when I asked for pepperoni on it?

Compound Prepositions

Directions:
Click on all the words that make up the compound preposition in each sentence.
9.
We decided to go to the mall instead of the library.
10.
We found all the books except for the most important one.
11.
I am sending you this letter on behalf of the children who are too young to write.
12.
Make sure you buy chocolate and graham crackers as well as marshmallows.

Compound Objects

Directions:
Click on all the objects of the bold-faced prepositions.
13.
That present is from your mother and father.
14.
Please write your name on the front and back of your notebook.
15.
Make sure you clean inside your closet and drawers.
16.
Most parchment was made of calf skin or sheep skin.

Preposition versus Adverb

Directions:
Decide whether the bold-faced word is a preposition or an adverb.
17.
That window will allow you to see through the door to the front porch.
adverb / preposition
18.
These are the things that were left behind on the bus.
adverb / preposition
19.
Put your little sister down!
adverb / preposition
20.
You need to run around the block three times to run a mile.
adverb / preposition

Adjective Prepositional Phrases

Directions:
Identify the adjective phrases by clicking the preposition and the object of the preposition. Then click on the noun or pronoun the phrase modifies.
21.
Our float for the parade is covered with flowers.
22.
The dishes in the dishwasher are not clean.
23.
The books about alien visitors are the ones on my desk.
24.
The trees in my backyard will produce oranges with few seeds.

Adverb Prepositional Phrases

Directions:
Identify the adverb phrases by clicking the preposition and the object of the preposition. Then click to identify the word the phrase modifies.
25.
You are driving too fast for the weather conditions.
26.
The burgers were layered with delicious toppings.
27.
You seem happy with your new car.
28.
In the back yard, the roses climbed along the fence.
Directions:
Click on the word modified by the bold-faced phrase, and then identify whether or not that word is a verb, adjective, or adverb.
29.
We all moved closer to the fireplace.
verb / adjective / adverb
30.
I like to mix three kinds of chips into my cookie dough.
verb / adjective / adverb
31.
This movie seems unusually long for an animated movie.
verb / adjective / adverb
32.
You should always keep your shoes on in the classroom.
verb / adjective / adverb

Prepositional Phrases as Nouns

Directions:
Click on all the words in the prepositional phrase acting as a noun.
33.
The best time to apply this fertilizer is before the rain.
34.
At the top of the stairs is a bad place to leave a pile of laundry.
35.
With cinnamon is my secret way of making French toast.
36.
My favorite time to read is before bedtime.
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