How to Find a Prepositional Phrase


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A prepositional phrase can act as which parts of speech in a sentence?

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Find the prepositional phrase in this sentence:

Kathy the baker mailed a big package to her grandson.

2. Which sentence does NOT contain a prepositional phrase?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you're interested in gauging your comprehension of prepositional phrases, this quiz and worksheet can help! These assessments test your understanding of prepositional phrases by asking you to describe their characteristics and identify them in sentences. All questions on the assessments are multiple-choice. They ask you to review a prompt then choose the best of four available answers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your ability to do the following with this quiz and worksheet:

  • Describe the parts of speech associated with prepositional phrases
  • Identify prepositional phrases in sentences
  • Review a sentence and recognize its adjective phrase
  • Find the adverb phrase in a sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relationship between prepositional phrases and parts of speech in sentences
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of prepositional phrases to correctly identify them in sentences
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast concepts from the lesson, such as adverb phrases and adjective phrases

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called How to Find a Prepositional Phrase to learn more about the following:

  • Definition of a preposition
  • What it means for a preposition to also be a compound
  • How a prepositional phrase begins and ends
  • Questions that adverb phrases and adjective phrases answer