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Subject: Language Arts

Grade: 4th
Test 3
Prepositions
General Objective: Understand prepositions
Specific Objective: Define prepositions
Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context
Specific Objective: Identify a preposition’s object
Specific Objective: Differentiate between prepositions and nouns
General Objective: Recognize prepositions within a text
Specific Objective: Identify prepositions within a text
Specific Objective: Construct sentences using prepositions
General Objective: Understand prepositional phrases
Specific Objective: Mark where a prepositional phrase begins and ends
Multiple Choice

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context

1. Which is an example of a preposition? B


a. Yesterday
b. Ago
c. Drawn
d. Go

2. Which is an example of a preposition? D


a. Open
b. Grabbed
c. Just
d. Aboard

3. Which is NOT an example of a preposition? C


a. To
b. After
c. There
d. Off
4. Which is NOT a preposition? B
a. From
b. Yet
c. Past
d. Along
5. Choose the best preposition to complete this sentence: Alejandra did not know if the ball
went _______ the fence. D
a. Onto
b. At
c. Aside
d. Over

General Objective: Recognize prepositions within a text


Specific Objective: Identify prepositions within a text

6. Which word in the following sentence is a preposition? Rasheed grabbed the paper that
was under his bed. A
a. Under
b. Paper
c. That
d. His

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context

7. Which preposition can replace the underlined word for the following sentence to still
make sense? Do you want to go to the park today? C
a. Away
b. Up
c. Near
d. At

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Identify a preposition’s object

8. Which word in the following sentence is the object of the underlined preposition? Pierre
slept on his bed. B
a. His
b. His bed
c. Slept
d. There is no object
General Objective: Understand prepositions
Specific Objective: Mark where a prepositional phrase begins and ends

9. Which option states the entire prepositional phrase of the following sentence correctly?
Imani would travel by means of a bus. A
a. By means of a bus
b. By means of
c. Would travel by
d. Travel by means of a bus

General Objective: Understand prepositional phrases


Specific Objective: Mark where a prepositional phrase begins and ends
Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context

10. What is the preposition within the following prepositional phrase? Beneath the coconut
tree. D
a. The
b. Coconut
c. Tree
d. Beneath

True/False

General Objective: Understand prepositional phrases


Specific Objective: Define prepositions

11. T F A preposition is a word that shows the connection between two nearby
words. T

12. T F Prepositions are single words only. F

13. T F A preposition may or may not have an object. T

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context

14. T F Within is a preposition. T

15. T F Too is a preposition. F


Matching

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context
Specific Objective: Identify a preposition’s object
Specific Objective: Construct sentences using prepositions

Draw a line between the preposition and sentence that make sense.
16. On Did you see Christian _______ home?
17. At I cannot open my presents _________ Christmas.
18. Inside Get _________ the car.
19. Near Heather knocked ________ the door.
20. Because of Stand _______ your brother to take a picture.
21. Until __________ Joe, the goldfish died.
Restricted Response Essay

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Define prepositions

22. Write at least one paragraph (4-5 sentences) describing in detail what prepositions are used
for in the English language and why they are important.
Criteria 1 2 3 4 Total
Length The essay is The essay is The essay is The essay is
only one two sentences three sentences four or more
sentence long. long. long. sentences long.
Organization The definition The definition The definition The definition
and function of and function of and function of and function of
prepositions prepositions prepositions prepositions
was not stated. was not stated was not stated was clearly
clearly. vaguely. stated.
Conventions More than 10 More than 5 3 or more Less than 3
conventional conventional conventional conventional
mistakes. mistakes. mistakes. mistakes.
Grammar Poor grammar Decent Good grammar Excellent
with many grammar with with rare grammar with
improper some improper improper no improper
usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb
tenses and tenses and tenses and tenses and
prepositions. prepositions. prepositions. prepositions.
General Objective: Understand prepositions
Specific Objective: Define prepositions
Specific Objective: Differentiate between prepositions and nouns

23. Describe the difference between nouns and prepositions in at least 1 paragraph (4-5
sentences).

Restrict Response Essay Rubric


Criteria 1 2 3 4 Total
Length The essay is The essay is The essay is The essay is
only one two sentences three sentences four or more
sentence long. long. long. sentences long.
Organization Neither the Either the Both of the Both
definition of definition of definitions are definitions are
nouns nor nouns or stated, but they stated in some
prepositions is prepositions is are not tied way and are
stated in any stated in some together. tied together in
way. way. comparison.
Conventions More than 10 More than 5 3 or more Less than 3
conventional conventional conventional conventional
mistakes. mistakes. mistakes. mistakes.
Grammar Poor grammar Decent Good grammar Excellent
with many grammar with with rare grammar with
improper some improper improper no improper
usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb
tenses and tenses and tenses and tenses and
prepositions. prepositions. prepositions. prepositions.
Extended Response Essay

General Objective: Understand prepositions


Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context
Specific Objective: Construct sentences using prepositions

24. Write one paragraph (4-5 sentences) describing what you did over the weekend. Use at least
5 prepositions. Underline all of the prepositions.
Extended Response Essay Rubric
Criteria 1 2 3 4 Total

Prepositions The student The student The student The student


used no used 1-2 used 3-4 uses at least 5
prepositions or prepositions or prepositions or prepositions
did not did not did not and underlined
underline them underline them underline them them all.
all. all. all.
Conventions More than 10 More than 5 3 or more Less than 3
conventional conventional conventional conventional
mistakes. mistakes. mistakes. mistakes.
Grammar Poor grammar Decent Good grammar Excellent
with many grammar with with rare grammar with
improper some improper improper no improper
usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb
tenses and tenses and tenses and tenses and
prepositions. prepositions. prepositions. prepositions.
Organization The student The student The student The student
rarely described described a described their
described what some things few things not weekend and
was asked and that were not asked about or their story was
their story was asked about their story was coherent.
a string of and the story a bit
disconnected was choppy. disconnected.
sentences.
General Objective: Understand prepositions
Specific Objective: Supply prepositions in and out of context
Specific Objective: Construct sentences using prepositions

25. Use the above picture to create a short story. Use at least 10 prepositions in your story and
underline the prepositions.
Extended Response Essay Rubric
Criteria 1 2 3 4 Total
Prepositions The student The student The student The student
used 3 or used 4-6 used 7-9 uses at least 10
fewer prepositions or prepositions or prepositions
prepositions or did not did not and underlined
did not underline them underline them them all.
underline them all. all.
all.
Conventions More than 10 More than 5 3 or more Less than 3
conventional conventional conventional conventional
mistakes. mistakes. mistakes. mistakes.
Grammar Poor grammar Decent Good grammar Excellent
with many grammar with with rare grammar with
improper some improper improper no improper
usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb usages of verb
tenses and tenses and tenses and tenses and
prepositions. prepositions. prepositions. prepositions.
Organization The student The student The student The student
rarely described described a described the
described some things few things not scene in the
things in the that were not in the picture picture and
picture and in the picture or their story
their story was and the story was a bit their story was
a string of was choppy. disconnected. coherent.
disconnected
sentences.