Prepositions What is a preposition? A word used to show a relationship between a noun or pronoun and some other word in the sentence. What kind of relationship? • Some of the relationships a preposition shows are location, time, and movement. How do I know if a word is a preposition? • A preposition is always followed by an object, either a noun or a pronoun. •Preposition Box! •Any volunteers? Prepositions Part 2 What is a prepositional phrase? • A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition, its object, and any modifiers. Modifiers From our previous lesson what are adjectives? How do I know if a word is an adverb or a preposition? • If there is an object, the word is a preposition. • If there is no object, the word is an adverb?