Parts of Speech – Prepositions (Primary 6)

 

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

GRAMMAR

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: Prepositions

A preposition is a word that connects a noun with other part of the sentences.

 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

  • By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
  1. identify preposition;
  2. use prepositions in making sentences.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

  • The pupils are required to already have learned in their lesson – Adverbs.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

  • The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
  1. Course book
  2. Real objects
  3. Pictures

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Books
  4. Learngrammar
  5. All Relevant Materials
  6. Online Materials

 

Related posts: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs. Scheme of work – first termsecond termthird term. Seventh week lesson outline

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON

 

TYPES/IDENTIFICATION OF PREPOSITIONS 

 

  • PREPOSITIONS OF TIME 

Prepositions of time show the relationship of time between the nouns to the other parts of a sentences. The most common prepositions of time are on, at, in, from, to, for, since, ago, before, till/until, by, etc.

 

Examples

  1. She started working at 9 AM.
  2. The P. T. A. called meeting on 25 July.
  3. There is a public holiday in May.
  4. She has been ill since Sunday.

 

  • PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE AND DIRECTION 

Prepositions of place show the relationship of place between the nouns to the other parts of a sentences. The most common prepositions of place and direction are on, at, in, by, from, to, towards, up, down, across, between, among, through, in front of, behind, above, over, under, below, etc.

 

Examples

  1. She is at home.
  2. He came from Lagos.
  3. The pupils broke into the school.
  4. I live across the across.

 

PREPOSITIONS OF AGENTS OR THINGS 

Prepositions of agents or things indicate a casual relationship between nouns and other parts of the sentence. The most common prepositions of agents or things are of, for, by, with, about, etc.

 

Examples

  1. This article is about pupils.
  2. Most of the pupils have already left.
  3. I will always be here for you.
  4. He is playing with his sister.

 

 

  • PHRASAL PREPOSITIONS 

A phrasal preposition is a combination of two or more words which functions as a preposition. The most common phrasal prepositions along with, apart from, because of, by means of, according to, in front of, contrary to, in spite of, on account of, in reference to, in addition to, in regard to, instead of, on top of, out of, with regard to, etc.

 

Examples 

  1. They along with their children went to Lagos.
  2. According to the new rules, you are not right.
  3. In spite of being a good player, she was not selected.
  4. I’m going out of the city.

 

PRESENTATION

  • To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
  1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
  2. Explains prepositions;
  3. Guides pupils to identify prepositions;
  4. Pupil’s Activities – Identify prepositions.
  5. Guides pupils to use prepositions in sentences;
  6. Pupil’s Activities – Use prepositions in making sentences.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – Adverbs

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT

Pupil to:

  1. identify prepositions in sentences;
  2. make correct use of prepositions.

 

 

 

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