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An Exercise on Prepositional Phrases
Based on "Fritz and Dan
- In the Spring Pasture"
The Children's Own Readers - Book Three
by Mary E. Pennell and Alice M. Cusack, 
Illustrated by Maurice Day and Harold Sichel
Boston: Ginn and Company 1929
Directions:
1. Place parentheses ( ) around each prepositional phrase. 
2. Underline verbs twice, their subjects once, and label complements ("PA," "PN," "IO," or "DO").

1. This was an important morning in the homes of all the people in the valley.
 

2. The cows are at the head of the procession.
 

3. Each cow has a bell on her neck, and around her horns is a wreath 

of flowers.
 

4. Other summers he has guarded the goats lower down on the mountain

side or helped in the hay making.
 

5. In places it is close to the edge, and Fritz can look away, away down

into the valley.
 

6. At once the cows begin to feed on the tender grass.
 

7. How good it tastes to them after the winterís hay.
 

8. They have been eating that dry hay all through the long winter months!
 

9. The cows live in the back of the hut and the men live in the front of it.
 

10. During the day Fritzís father makes the milk into cheese.