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Positional Words Interactive PowerPoint

PowerPoint | 20 pages|Grades: F - 1

A game-like interactive PowerPoint that explores positional language.

Here’s a fun way to practise vocabulary related to position!

This PowerPoint has been designed in the style of a quiz. Students are presented with two shelves that contain numerous objects. The students are prompted to click on a specific object, following the description of its position.

What Are Positional Words?

Positional words are those words (prepositions) we use to describe the location of an object/person in relation to another object/person, e.g. beside, near, in, behind etc.

What Positional Language Is Used in This Quiz?

  • above
  • under
  • near
  • between
  • in
  • on
  • in front of
  • next to

This fabulous PowerPoint is the ideal resource to set as a maths group activity. Students could either play independently or take turns in a small group.

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