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Grades 3-4 - Prepositions

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Prepositions
 
Write each sentence below three times, using a different preposition from within the parentheses each time.
 
1. The ant was hiding ____________ the blanket.  
(in, on, by, under, around, near, beneath, below)
 
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2. The twins looked ____________ the window for a clue.
(above, through, along, toward, past, by, into, inside, in front of)
 
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Circle the prepositions in the sentences below.
 
3. I walked near the ocean but I did not walk on the boardwalk.
 
4. On Sunday our aunt will be staying with us inside our guest house.
 
5. Behind the wall Mr. Jacobs noticed three pennies lined up in a row.
 
6. There will be a meeting at noon to discuss our next community project.
 
7. At the park we walked for four hours in the shade.
 
 
CHALLENGE Underline the prepositional phrases in sentences 3–6. 
 
 
Prepositions are words that indicate direction, position, time, or location. 
 
Common prepositions include words like in, at, on, to, from, of, for, and with.