Lesson Plan of Prepositions (Identification and Application)

Lesson Plan of Prepositions (Identification and Application)

Subject English

Grade 4th

Students` Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate Kind of Preposition and use of some words showing position, time and movement

Information for Teachers

  • Prepositions describe the position of a noun or pronoun and show relation between them.

Prepositions (Identification and Application)

  • For example (on, in, out, behind, under)

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”

Material/Resources Required

Black board, chalk, chart paper to draw the tables on it if easily available otherwise draw the tables on the board


Activity 1

Ask the students where do they keep their books bag, towel, comb, shoes, clothes, etc.?

Prepositions (Identification and Application)

  • Record 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:
    1. The cat is sitting on the table.(“on” is a preposition of place, which tells the position of the cat)
    2. I bought it in March.(“in” is the preposition of time that is March)
    3. My friend is coming from Lahore. (“from” is the preposition of direction)
    4. The cat is jumping into water. (“into” is the preposition of movement)

Prepositions (Identification and Application)

To further explain the kinds of prepositions, create the similar examples with the help of the students and note their responses on the board.

Prepositions (Identification and Application)


Activity 1

Make the following charts on the board. .

Prepositions (Identification and Application)

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 every example.)

Preposition of Time:

Prepositions (Identification and Application)

Activity 2

Preposition of Movement/Direction:

Preposition of Direction/Movement

Examples: `From`

Ali is coming from Lahore tonight.

I will come back from the school in the afternoon.

Example: ‘To’

Sabah is going to Islamabad today.

He is going to school.

Activity 3

Preposition of Place/position:

Preposition of Place/Position

Use the above mentioned prepositions of position in sentences with help of the students.

For example:

  1. I live in Pakistan.
  2. Somebody is at the door.
  3. Glass is on the table.

Conclusion / Sum up

Briefly discuss the prepositions of movement and direction.

what is preposition?

Prepositions (Identification and Application)


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.

Prepositions (Identification and Application)

Follow Up

Any related activity from the textbook should be given as a follow up.

Prepositions (Identification and Application)


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