Prepositions add valuable information to nonfiction texts by helping us understand where and when something happened. In this activity, students will seek to identify prepositions and use them to complete sentences with the help of a word bank.
A prepositional phrase increases the amount of detail in a sentence for the reader. Use this resource with your students to practice choosing the best prepositional phrase to complete a sentence based on the context.
Good writers add detail to their sentences to help readers understand and visualize the context. A prepositional phrase is the key! In this exercise, your students will improve sentences by adding prepositional phrases.
Help your ELs familiarize themselves with prepositional phrases as they search for supporting details in nonfiction texts. This lesson could stand alone or be taught prior to teaching the Detective Reading lesson.