Nouns - Parkers Prairie Public Schools

Nouns - Parkers Prairie Public Schools

Nouns Eight Kinds of Nouns: common, proper, collective, compound, concrete, abstract, singular, plural A noun is a word that names a: Person Grandfather,

Place Parkers clock, shoe Idea

love, Prairie, school, river Thing pencil,

Percy, doctor truth, democracy Quality beauty, sadness, boredom A common noun is the general name for a ______.

Person = girl Place = hospital Idea =curiosity Thing = tree Quality = strength A proper noun is the specific

name for a ____________. Person = George Washington Place = Minnesota Thing = Oreo cookies A collective noun is a word used for a group of people or things.

choir flock herd A compound noun is made up of two or more words. blackboard wallpaper

scarecrow toothpaste Sometimes compound nouns are hyphenated. Father-in-law Twenty-five Six-year-old A concrete noun refers to the

ability to see, hear, smell, taste, or feel the item. An abstract noun refers to abstract objects such as ideas and concepts. intelligence bravery loyalty

A singular noun names one person, place, or thing. Grandmother Computer House Pencil A plural noun names more than

one person, place, or thing. Churches Pens Books Parents Write down the common nouns in these sentences.

Sentence #1: The architect built a sturdy bridge. Sentence #2: The population of St. Louis watched on television as the Gateway Arch was completed. Answers: architect, bridge, population, television Write down the proper nouns in these sentences.

Sentence #3: On January 15, Americans celebrated Martin Luther King Day. Sentence #4: Mr. Thompson brought his grandchildren some souvenirs from Mexico. Answers: January, Americans, Martin Luther King Day, Mr. Thompson, Mexico Write down the collective nouns on this slide.

Sentence #5: The team sprayed water on the coach. Sentence #6: No one in the crew saw the whale coming. Answers: team, crew Write down the compound nouns in these sentences. Sentence #7: The butterfly is a delicate creature.

Sentence #8: The sixteen-year-old hopes to work as a lifeguard next summer. Answers: butterfly, sixteen-year-old, lifeguard Write down the concrete nouns in these sentences. Sentence #9: He eats his bowl of cereal quickly. Sentence #10:

On the path we spotted a large snake. Answers: bowl, cereal, path, snake Write down the abstract nouns in these sentences. Sentence #11: Many immigrants came to this country seeking freedom. Sentence #12: The hikers enjoyed the beauty of the fall leaves.

Answers: freedom, beauty Write down the singular nouns in these sentences. Sentence #13: The tourist noticed the museum. Sentence #14: As a boy, he climbed many trees. Answers: tourist, museum, boy Write down the plural nouns

in these sentences. Sentence #15: Children can walk through the fields. Sentence #16: Her face was shown in many photos and advertisements. Answers: children, fields, photos, advertisements

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