This lesson is based on prepositions and students will be able to identify and use prepositions to describe objects in relation to one another.
Australian Curriculum Links:
- Year 2 – Reading their work and adding, deleting or changing words, prepositional phrases or sentences to improve meaning, for example replacing an everyday noun with a technical one in an informative text – ELBE816
- Year 4 – Choosing a variety of appropriate words and prepositional phrases, including descriptive words and some technical vocabulary, to communicate meaning accurately – ELBE926
- Year 4 – Understand how adverb groups/phrases and prepositional phrases work in different ways to provide circumstantial details about an activity – ACELA1495
- Ask: What is a preposition?- placed in front of a noun group to show where, when etc.
- Watch clip on prepositions- GRAMMAR ROCK FOLDER- Tried to upload this but did not work?
- Discuss clip
- Draw a simple house on the whiteboard.
- Get students to copy the exact drawing from the board.
- Write a preposition on the board e.g. on, and have students draw something on their house.
- Continue using 5-7 prepositions e.g. above, near, under, behind, inside, against.
- Students compare drawings, note differences in prepositional phrase.
- Get students to create a sentence for each preposition- the sentence should describe the drawing of their house. E.g.I can see a person inside the house. There is an antenna on the roof.
- Underline or highlight each preposition in sentence.
- Student work sample- have the students used prepositions?
- Does the picture they have drawn match up to the sentences?
- Smartboard to play preposition song