Prepositions, Interjections, and Conjunctions…A Review. 8th grade English We have learned a lot this unit! Today, we are going to go over some of the topics we have discussed in this unit. That way, you will be ready for the test! Identifying Prepositions Tell me which word is a preposition. Find the Preposition… 1. Walked 2. Girl 3. About 4. An 5. dog 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 10 ir l ed ut n g A do G bo k al A W Find the Preposition… 1. Goat 2. Brazillian 3. Artist 4. By 5. you 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% t t n u y is oa ia yo B rt ill G 10 A z ra B Find the Preposition… 1. The 2. Painting 3. Near 4. You 5. a 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% g u r e a ea Th in Yo 10 t N in Pa A Preposition… A preposition is a word that relates a noun or a pronoun to some other word in the sentence. A preposition can consist of more than one word. Prepositional Phrases… What is the prepositional phrase in the following sentences? Morning Girl saw an unusual canoe coming towards her. 1. Morning Girl 2. Saw 3. An unusual canoe 4. Towards her 0% 0% 0% 0% irl e w r he no G Sa ca ng ds ni ar al or u w us To M 10 un n A Its many paddles cut crisply through the clear water. 1. Its many paddles 0% 2. Cut crisply 3. Through the clear water 4. The clear water Its many paddles Cut crisply Through the clear... The clear water 10 Until this day, Morning Girl had not known people could be so round. 1. Until this day 0% 2. Had not known 3. Could be 4. So round Until this... Had not kn... Could be So round 10 Prepositional Phrases A prepositional phrase is a group of words that begins with a preposition and ends with a noun or pronoun. Objects of the Preposition… Identify the object of the preposition in each frame. On his face 1. On 2. his 0% 3. Face 4. There isn’t one. On his Face There isn’t one. 10 About the new arrival 1. About 0% 2. Arrival 3. The 4. New About Arrival The New 10 Over their shoes 1. Over 0% 2. Their 3. Shoes 4. There isn’t one Over Their Shoes There isn’t one 10 Objects of Prepositions The noun or pronoun at the end is the object of the preposition. Pronouns in Prepositional Phrases… Tell me if the sentence is using the correct pronoun or not. I was taking a picture of myself. 1. Correct 2. Incorrect 0% 0% t t ec c re rr or 10 co C In For Tom and myself, the cameras were a complete surprise. 1. Correct 2. Incorrect 0% 0% t t ec c re 10 rr or co C In Dad had bought cameras for my twin and I. 1. Correct 2. Incorrect 0% 0% t t ec c re 10 rr or co C In Remember…. When the object of a preposition is a pronoun, it should be an object pronoun and not a subject pronoun. Prepositional Phrases as adjectives and Adverbs Tell me if the underlined prepositional phrase is an adjective or an adverb phrase. Ms. Tomlinson is a candidate for principal. 1. Adjective Phrase 2. Adverb Phrase 0% 0% se se ra ra Ph Ph e b tiv er dv ec 25 dj A A She is awesome inside the classroom. 1. Adjective Phrase 2. Adverb Phrase 0% 0% se se ra ra Ph Ph e b tiv er dv ec 25 dj A A The school board will advertise in the newspaper. 1. Adjective Phrase 2. Adverb Phrase 0% 0% se se ra ra Ph Ph e b tiv er 25 dv ec dj A A The decision by the school board will be final. 1. Adjective Phrase 2. Adverb Phrase 0% 0% se se ra ra Ph Ph e b tiv er dv ec 25 dj A A Remember… A prepositional phrase is an adjective phrase when it modifies, or describes, a noun or pronoun. A prepositional phrase is an adverb phrase when it modifies, or describes, a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Conjunctions Decide which word is the conjunction(s) in the following sentence. Remember, some can be correlative and others coordinating. Allison and Rosita live in San Diego. 1. Allison 0% 2. Live 3. In 4. And Allison Live In And 10 Tourists shop or relax on the beaches in San Diego. 1. Shop 0% 2. Or 3. Relax 4. In Shop Or Relax In 10 Amiri went to San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico. 1. Amiri 2. Went 0% 3. To 4. And Amiri Went To And 10 Neither Carla nor I have ever been to Hawaii. 1. Neither 2. Nor 3. Neither…nor 4. To 0% 0% 0% 0% or r er To no th N … ei er N 10 th ei N Remember… A conjunction is a word or group of words that are used to join together parts of a sentence. A correlative conjunction is a pair of words used to connect words or phrases in a sentence. If you are using a conjunction, your verb must agree in number, too. (singular or plural) Conjunctive Adverbs Identify the conjunctive Adverb in each sentence. She had never seen people dressed as they were, furthermore, she didn’t know what to make of them. 1. As 2. Furthermore 3. Know 4. Of 5. Them 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% f s e em w O A or no Th rm K he 25 rt Fu Star Boy collected shells; however, he lost them all in a storm. 1. However 2. Lost 3. All 4. In 5. storm 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% ll m In st er A or Lo ev st 25 ow H Morning Girl was hot; so she swam. 1. Was 2. Hot 3. So 4. She 5. Swam 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 25 ot as e So am Sh H W Sw Remember… A conjunctive adverb looks like a transition word and may be used to join simple sentences together to make a compound sentence. When two simple sentences are joined with a conjunctive adverb, a semicolon always appears before the second sentence. The conjunctive adverb is flexible. It can appear at the beginning, the middle, or the end of the second sentence. Identify the Interjection Identify the interjection in the following sentences. Yikes! I have never heard of that before! 1. Yikes 2. I 3. Heard 4. That 5. Before 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% s rd at I e 10 ke or Th ea ef Yi H B Dude, where did you park your bike? 1. Bike 2. Where 3. Park 4. Your 5. Dude 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% ur rk re e e 10 ik ud Pa he Yo B D W That safe just missed hitting him! Whew! 1. Person 2. Missed 3. Us 4. Whew 5. Hitting 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% ng ed w s n U o he s i rs itt is W Pe H M 10 Remember… An interjection is a word or group of words that expresses strong feelings. It has no grammatical connection to any other word in the sentence. Use an exclamation point for strong feelings. Use a comma to set off milder ones! So, here we are… 10 When is the test? 1. Huh? 2. Dude, what does mine say? 3. Sweet, what does mine say? 4. Tomorrow 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 5. Gummi Bears! ! ? t w rs Dude, get over the ... ha uh ... ro ea 6. he ,w or H iB rt m t ee m gummi bears! ve To Sw um to t ha G ge w e, e, ud ud D D What should you do tonight? 1. Study 2. Study 3. Study 4. Study 5. Study 6. Pray 7. Trip over 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% flat surface ... y y y y y ay ud ud ud ud ud Pr St St St St St er ov 10 ip Tr Will sleeping on your book help? 1. Yes 2. No 0% 0% 10 s o Ye N Good Luck!