posted by nicky .
Type the prepositional phrases in the boxes.
In 1647 the first tax-supported schools were established by law in the United States.
i think it (tax-supported)(by law)in the (united states)
Take a good look at the list Ms. Sue posted for you.
Then try again.
(in 1647) (by law) b ut i need four
There are three prepositional phrases in that sentence. You found two of them. That's good. Now ... what's the 3rd one?
"the" is not on your list, is it?
no but i cant see any other
Nicky, you asked for help, and we gave it. Please take our advice.
Print out the list of prepositions.
i did i wrote it all down
You have these two:
(in 1647) (by law)
What is the third prepositional phrase in this sentence? It's very obvious.