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Preposition Openers Worksheet Third of Seven

Worksheet 3/7 On Top of Prepositions

Prepositions tell where the subject is located or situated. Write a P for Prepositions at the end of one of the three sentences that sounds correct.

1.a
Insects live under every rock. P
b
Insects live in every rock.    
c
Insects live off every rock.    
2.a
Everyday, tigers saunter above their cages for exercise.    
b
Everyday, tigers saunter around their cages for exercise. P
c
Everyday, tigers saunter underneath their cages for exercise.    
3.a
Chattering loudly, the Moms finished decorating onto the hall.    
b
Chattering loudly, the Moms finished decorating outside the hall. P
c
Chattering loudly, the Moms finished decorating until the hall.    
4.a Floating before the water, the row boats bobbed gently.    
b
Floating on top of the water, the row boats bobbed gently. P
c
Floating outside the water, the row boats bobbed gently.    
5.a
My raincoat is hanging behind the front door to dry. P
b
My raincoat is hanging through the front door to dry.    
c
My raincoat is hanging since the front door to dry.    
6.a
He is always polite underneath our guests.    
b
He is always polite across our guests.    
c
He is always polite among our guests. P
7.a
Zooming through the dense forest, Francine Vixen darted fast. P
b
Zooming upon the dense forest, Francine Vixen darted fast.    
c
Zooming off the dense forest, Francine Vixen darted fast.    

Here are examples of using the prepositions as sentence openers. Read aloud.

1) Living under every rock, insects are as snug as a bug in a rug.

2) Around the cages the tigers sauntered to get their daily exercise.

3) Outside the hall the Moms chattered while finishing decorating the hall.

4) On top of the water the row boats bobbed gently.

5) Behind the front door my raincoat hangs drying.

6) Among our guest he is always polite.

7) Through the dense forest Francie Vixen darted fast.


Tessie's tips on writing... Look up words in the dictionary that you do not know. Play Hide and Go Seek. When the seeker finds you they have to say WHERE they found you. Example; I found you in the cupboard. Recommended Reading; "Jumanji", by Chris van Allsburg.