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Prepositions (Grade 3)

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Prepositions

Instructions: In the sentences below, which word or words are prepositions?

1. 
Find the preposition. The cat is hiding in the closet.
  1. The
  2. in
  3. hiding
 
2. 
Find the preposition. My dog hid behind my legs.
  1. hid
  2. my
  3. behind
3. 
Find the preposition. After the movies, we walked home.
  1. After
  2. the
  3. home
 
4. 
Find the preposition. Congratulations to the whole class!
  1. class
  2. the
  3. to
5. 
Find the preposition. We sang without stopping once.
  1. once
  2. without
  3. sang
 
6. 
Find the preposition. Our family went on vacation last week.
  1. our
  2. on
  3. family
7. 
Find the preposition. She finished her homework before 8:00 PM.
  1. She
  2. her
  3. before
 
8. 
Find the preposition. I walked into the room happily.
  1. into
  2. walked
  3. I
  4. happily
9. 
Find the preposition. The cat walked along the fence carefully.
  1. along
  2. carefully
  3. cat
 
10. 
Find the preposition. The kids loved jumping on the trampoline.
  1. loved
  2. the
  3. on
11. 
Find the preposition. Both classes were ready for the field trip.
  1. for
  2. both
  3. trip
 
12. 
What is the preposition in the following sentence?

Bill read the book during class.
  1. Bill
  2. class
  3. during
13. 
Find the preposition. They went inside when it started raining.
  1. inside
  2. they
  3. it
 
14. 
Find the preposition. Sarah got a new pair of shoes.
  1. a
  2. of
  3. got
15. 
Find the preposition. The teacher waited until everyone was finished.
  1. until
  2. The
  3. was
 
16. 
Find the preposition. That sweater is one of my favorites.
  1. that
  2. of
  3. favorites
17. 
Find the preposition. Eat a snack before you play soccer.
  1. eat
  2. before
  3. a
 
18. 
Find the preposition. They planted flowers all around the yard.
  1. around
  2. the
  3. They
19. 
Find the prepositions. Mary and I lived near each other for four years.
  1. and, I
  2. Mary, other
  3. near, for
 
20. 
Find the prepositions. Molly searched for her project around the house.
  1. searched, Molly
  2. the, her
  3. for, around

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