Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases / Grade 6


Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases 

Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases / Grade 6

  • A preposition is a word that relates a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentence. 
  • A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun.
  • The object of a preposition is the noun or pronoun that follows the preposition. 
  • When a prepositional phrase acts as an adjective or an adverb, it can be called an adjective phrase or an adverb phrase.


  • Musicians in the band (adjective) rested during breaks (adverb).

List of Common Prepositions 

about, above, across, after, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beside, between, by, down, during, for, from, in, inside, into, near, of, off, on, out, outside, over, through, to, under, until, up, with, without

Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases Worksheets

Write each sentence. Underline each prepositional phrase and circle the object of each preposition. Tell whether the phrase is used as an adjective or an adverb.
1. The birds swooped above the trees.
2. My mother took a video of the flock.
3. Did you see how they formed patterns in the sky?
Mr. ‏El-Sayed Ramadan ‎ ‎


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