Prepositions: Review

Contributor: Samantha Penna. Lesson ID: 11894

I went the store and walked the kumquats the ice cream I went my house. Can you find words to put into that sentence so it makes sense? Review prepositions, those important little words that say much!

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Writing

subject
English / Language Arts
learning style
Kinesthetic, Visual
personality style
Lion
Grade Level
Primary (K-2)
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Quick Query

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Where will you be able to review prepositions after learning about them through other lessons in the Preposition series? Could you pick out and describe the prepositions in that sentence? Time to review!

Where will you be able to review prepositions after learning about them through other lessons in the Preposition series?

Did you figure them out? Great!

All throughout this Preposition series, you have learned about prepositions. Do you remember what a preposition is? Tell your parent or teacher your answer.

Did you remember that a preposition is a part of speech that tells you about the location, direction, or time that affects a person, place, or thing? In this lesson, you will review everything you learned about prepositions that relate to location, direction, and time.

If you missed or wish to review the previous Related Lessons, you can find them in the right-hand sidebar.


There are many prepositions that can be used to describe the location of people, places, and things. Ask your parent or teacher to help you review the list of location prepositions below:

  • above
  • around
  • at
  • behind
  • below
  • beneath
  • beside
  • between
  • by
  • down
  • in
  • in back of
  • in front of
  • inside
  • near
  • nearby
  • next to
  • on
  • on top of
  • outside
  • over
  • under
  • underneath
  • up

 

All of the prepositions you reviewed can be used to describe the location of people, places, and things. You will look at examples of a prepositions being used in sentences. The prepositions will be bolded. Read the sentences below aloud to your parent or teacher:

The dog is next to the other dog.
The party hat is on top of the dog's head.
The dogs are behind the cake.
The cake is on the table.

party dogs

All the prepositions you read show the location of different things in the picture.


Prepositions can also be used to describe the direction something or someone is going in. Ask your parent or teacher to help you review the list of direction prepositions below:

  • to
  • from
  • up
  • down
  • past
  • in
  • into
  • out
  • over
  • under
  • toward
  • around
  • through

All of the prepositions you reviewed can be used to describe direction. You will read some examples that include prepositions that show direction. The preposition in each sentence will be bolded. Read each example aloud to your parent or teacher:

The birds will fly to Florida.
The birds fly past the clouds.
The birds are flying from Canada.
The birds fly toward the south for winter.

geese flying

The prepositions in all of the sentences you read focused on the direction the bird were going.


Prepositions can also be used to describe time. There are many prepositions that can be used to describe time. Ask your parent or teacher to help you review the list of prepositions below:

  • after
  • ago
  • at
  • before
  • by
  • for
  • from
  • in
  • on
  • past
  • since
  • till
  • to
  • until

All of the prepositions you reviewed can be used to describe the time in which something is happening. You will look at examples of a prepositions being used in sentences. The prepositions will be bolded. Read the sentences below aloud to your parent or teacher:

The children play in the afternoon.
They play on a sunny day.
The kids went on the tire swing before the slide.
The children will play until dinner time.

kids on a tire swing

The prepositions in the sentences you just read can be used to describe the time something is happening.

You have read many different examples of prepositions being used. Are you ready to play a game? Great! Move on to the Got It? section.

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