Lesson Plan of Preposition and its Kinds
Students` learning outcomes
- Demonstrate kinds of prepositions and use of some words showing position, time, and movement.
Information for teachers
- Preposition describes the position of a noun or pronoun and show relation between them, such as; on, in, out, behind, under, etc.
- The book is on the table.
- The book is in the bag.
- The book is behind the bag.
- The cat is under the table.
Preposition here is telling the position of the noun “book”
Kinds of Preposition
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, chart paper to draw the table on it, if easily available, otherwise draw the tables on the board
- Ask the students where do they keep their books, bag, towel, comb, shoes, clothes, etc.?
- Records their responses on the board tell them the word ‘on’, ‘in’, are prepositions.
- Draw the diagram (given in teacher`s help) on the board.
- Explain to the students that prepositions are of four kinds: position, time, direction, and movement.
- Write the following examples on the board:
- The cat is sitting on the table.(“on” is a preposition of place, which tells the position of the cat)
- I bought it in March.(“in” is the preposition of time that is March)
- My friend is coming from Bahawalpur. (“from” is the preposition of direction)
- The cat is jumping into water. (“into” is the preposition of movement)
- To further explain the kinds of prepositions, create the similar examples with the help of the students and note their responses on the board.
- Make the following charts on the board.
- Ask the students at random to provide examples for each preposition. They must then use any two prepositions in their sentences. (The answers are highlighted in the column of examples)
Preposition of time
Prepositions –Place Position
- Use the above mentioned prepositions of position in sentences with help of the students.
- I live in Pakistan.
- Somebody is at the door.
- Glass is on the table.
Preposition of time
- Ask them to work in groups of four and use each preposition of movement in a simple sentence teacher can help the students where they need it.
Preposition of Direction
- Ali is coming from Bahawalpur tonight.
- I will come back from Bahawalpur tonight.
- Sabah is going to Bahawalpur today.
- He is going to school.
Conclusion / Sum up
- Briefly discuss the prepositions of movement and direction.
- Give them five sentences based on the examples above.
- Ask them to underline the preposition and then write in front of the sentence whether the preposition is of time, place, direction or movement.
- Any related activity from the textbook should be given as a follow up.