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Yellow Sentence Diagramming

Prepositional Phrases!

By: Jenna Keller and Kelsey Lukasek

Do you want to learn how to diagram sentences with prepositional phrases? If you do, you have come to the perfect site!

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In order to begin learning how to diagram sentences with prepositional phrases, you need some basic information about them.




Prepositional Phrases- A prepositional phrase is a group of words containing a preposition, a noun or pronoun, object of the preposition, and any modifiers of the object.



  • Can act as an adjective, adverb, or a noun
  • Play an important role in English because they relate to words in a sentence



Frequently Used Prepositions


About, above, across, after, against, along, amid, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, besides, between, beyond, but, by, concerning, despite, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, onto, opposite, out, outside, over, past, since, through, throughout, till, to, toward, under, underneath, until, up, upon, with, within, and without



In school, every period ends with a bell. Every sentence ends with a period. Every crime ends with a sentence.

-Steven Wright

Here is an example of sentence diagrammed
Tom was exploring the cave with Becky.



Examples and Extra Practice


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