You Were a Preposition by Nancy
Loewen; illustrated by Sara Gray
great book to use when
teaching prepositions. Examples are in a different color and in
to make them stand out from the rest of the text. Readers learn what
prepositions are and how they work with other parts of speech to form
prepositional phrases (with many examples given of short and long
prepositional phrases). Colorful, whimsical
illustrations add to the fun and help clarify concepts.
last few pages include directions for a group activity called "Position
Your Prepositions" as well as a
glossary of words used in the book, and suggested websites and books to
Reading Stats Interest
Gr. 1-3 D.R.A.
Reading Level: age 9-12 Lexile Measure:
Prepositions (Language Arts--Parts of Speech)
Peek Inside Here's
a page from the second spread of the book -- providing examples of
different prepositions. The subsequent spreads
provide explanations of what prepositions are as well
as additional examples.
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