TITLE

Prepositions Show Position

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;12/10/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 13, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a skills test on the use of prepositions in sentences.
ACCESSION #
5816899

 

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