This bright, appealing PDF writing worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using prepositions in KS2.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Find all of the prepositions in the passage and underline them
Look at the picture and write a sentence about all the places you could hide a ball. Use a different preposition each time
Underline the prepositions in these sentences. Change the meaning of each sentence by changing the preposition
Using your own words, explain the job a preposition does
You have just found and used a treasure map. Write a short passage which tells us of your journey from the beach to the buried treasure.
This challenge features activities that include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
What is a preposition?
A preposition links a following noun, pronoun or noun phrase to some other word in the sentence. Prepositions often describe locations or directions, but can describe other things, such as relations of time. Words like ‘before’ or ‘since’ can act either as prepositions or as conjunctions.
Tom waved goodbye to Christy. She’ll be back from Australia in two weeks.
I haven’t seen my dog since this morning.
Here is a list of prepositions for KS2:
above, across, after, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, by, down, for, from, inside, in, near, of, off, over, through, to, towards, under, up, with
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Using conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to express time and cause.