Reflection: Adaptive Technology Locating Prepositional Phrases - Section 4: Closure


A common misconception that I found that I had to address was scholars confusing the direct object as the object of the preposition.  I helped them to distinguish the two by giving them the example - He tossed a small pebble across the lake.  In this sentence the direct object is what was tossed - a small pebble.  The prepositional phrase is "across the lake," the preposition is "across" and the object of the preposition is "the lake."  I explained to them that in order for a noun or pronoun to be the object of the preposition, it must be contained in a prepositional phrase.  This helped to clarify misunderstandings for most of them.

  Object of the Preposition vs. Direct Object
  Adaptive Technology: Object of the Preposition vs. Direct Object
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Locating Prepositional Phrases

Unit 4: Sentence Structure
Lesson 9 of 10

Objective: SWBAT locate prepositional phrases while playing a Jeopardy-inspired game.

Big Idea: Students will locate prepositional phrases as they play a Jeopardy-inspired game.

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