Where

We use words like "in" and "on" to describe where things are.

Conversation

  • Elementary school: Where's the ball? In the box.
  • JHS 1st grade: Where's the book? It's by the box.
  • JHS 2nd grade: There's a TV on the box. There are 2 CDs under the desk.

Activities

Notes

  • Describing where things are can be slightly difficult, because it typically involves three words. For example, "The ball is on the box.
  • "Where" is in the 7th grade textbook and typically taught then, but 5th and 6th graders can understand and do many similar activities.
  • For JHS 2nd graders learning "there is" and "there are", describing the location of things is good practice. For example, students can write about the classroom or their own room.

Files

  • Flash cards. odg, pdf.
  • Pair worksheet for "Where's the ball? It's on/in/by/under the desk/chair/bed/box." odg, pdf.

See also

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