Across, over and through worksheet

Complete the following sentences using across, over or through.

Hints

Across is used to mean ‘on or to the other side of a flat area or surface’. Over is used to mean ‘on or to the other side of something high’.  Over can also be used to talk about ages and speeds, and to mean ‘more than’. Through is used for movement in a three dimensional space.

1. The boy jumped ………………………………… the stream. (across / through/ either could be used here)

2. See if you can climb …………………………………… the wall? (across / over / either could be used here)

3. We walked ………………………………… the ice. (across / through / either could be used here)

4. Let’s swim ………………………………… the river. (across / over / either could be used here)

5. We walked …………………………………….. the wood. (across / through / either could be used here)

6. We drove ……………………………………….. the town. (across / through / either could be used here)

7. You can’t watch that film if you aren’t ………………………………….. 18. (over / through / either could be used here)

1. The boy jumped across the stream.

2. See if you can climb over the wall?

3. We walked across the ice.

4. Let’s swim across the river.

5. We walked through the wood.

6. We drove through the town.

7. You can’t watch that film if you aren’t over 18.