Free Homeschool Printables: Prepositions

Use Free Homeschool Printables: Prepositions to reinforce your grammar lessons.

Memorize: A preposition is a word placed before a noun or pronoun to show its relationship to some other word in the sentence.

The preposition is always followed by a noun or pronoun. (There may be one or modifiers in between...He walked with his little sister.)

There are approximately 30 commonly used prepositions. It is very helpful to memorize these also.

about, above, across, after, against, among, around, at, before, behind, beside, between, by, down, during, except, for, from, in, near, of, off, on, over, through, to, toward, under, up, with

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Please circle the prepositions in the following sentences. (Hint--There may be more than one per sentence.)

1. We went with the pastor to the church hall.

2. The puppy ran after the little girl.

3. Jacob threw the baseball across home plate.

4. Mom found the book under the paper.

5. The frog jumped off the stone.

6. The name of Jesus is holy.

7. During the party, the children played many games.

8. The police followed the speeder into the parking lot.

9. The boat sailed down the river.

10. The street light at the corner is broken.

11. "Over the river and through the woods," sang the chorus.

12. Please come with me.

13. Matt peeked in the open door.

15 points

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Did you memorize those 30 prepositions? Without looking above, please write them on the following lines.

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