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Prepositions tell the position or placement of the subject. Prepositions tell the reader where the subject is located. The subject or noun is the person, place or thing.

Here are some preposition examples used in sentence phrases...

between the trees around the corner through the streets about the problem
under the new law on the topic of food in the store window above the cupboard
next to fridge close to the door in the middle of the field below the sink

Work through the mini-lessons and worksheets with your children to further develop their English grammar writing strategies. Have fun helping your children put the proper preposition in the perfect place. Where? Here.

Mini Lesson One; Practice finding prepositions with your children in the sentences by referring to the chart of prepositions provided at the top of worksheet 1.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 1) Worksheet on Prepositions

 

Mini Lesson Two; Teach your children how to match the prepositions to the sentences to improve their English grammar skills.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 2) Worksheet on Preposition Openers

 

Mini Lesson Three; Learn how to improve your children's writing by turning their ordinary sentences into exciting, creative literature by guiding them through the simple worksheet on how to begin with prepositions as sentence openers.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 3) Worksheet on Preposition Openers

 

Mini Lesson Four; Matching preposition openers to sentence endings will continue to extend your children's English grammar skills.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 4) Worksheet on Preposition Openers

 

Mini Lesson Five; Generating new ideas for writing develops your children's confidence to take risks and begin to further develop a talent for and interest in, writing.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 5) Worksheet on Preposition Opener

 

Mini Lesson Six; First have your children read each sentence one at a time with the two different prepositions to hear the difference between them, then pick the better preposition that best fits with the sentence. Listening to the English language helps to commit your studies to memory.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 6) Worksheet on Preposition Opener

 

Mini Lesson Seven; Enjoy reading the 'Dawson Near Dakota Dragon' story while searching for prepositions. Read the story aloud to hear the flow and rhythm of the language first before reading a second time to find and circle the prepositions.

Prompt to try writing worksheet 7) Worksheet on Preposition Opener

View the List of Prepositions for more writing suggestions.

The English language has a vast amount of wonderful words to use to enhance your children's writing. Have your children write a preposition diagram in their notebook to continue to improve their spelling and development of their vocabulary. Write the words all around the page to demonstrate the meaning of the preposition. Write the words, 'at the top', at the top of the page, write, 'along the side', along the edge of the page and so on. Have fun with the English language.