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    Nouns Nouns Presentation Transcript

    • Nouns
    • A noun is a word that names a: •person •place •thing •idea
    • 1. Proper Nouns A noun that names a specific: •person •place •thing •idea TimmyTimmy Sts. Peter and Paul ParishSts. Peter and Paul Parish Yellow Cab PizzaYellow Cab Pizza Newton’s Theory of GravityNewton’s Theory of Gravity
    • 2. Common nouns non –specific names of a •person •place •thing •idea
    • 3. Concrete nouns a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses (see, touch, hear, feel & smell) – Examples: • photographs • bag • sand • Rizal’s Monument
    • 4. Abstract nouns an idea, a feeling, a quality, or a characteristic. – Examples: • love • fun • wisdom • Christianism
    • 5. Collective Nouns is a word that names a group. Examples: alumni faculty committee team
    • 6. Compound nouns are formed by joining two simple nouns together. – Examples: • girl+ friend= girlfriend • brother + in + law= brother-in-law • grass + hopper= grasshopper
    • 7. Possessive Nouns A noun that shows ownership or possession.
    • Let’s Practice!
    • Bobby walked to the storestore late yesterday. What type of noun is store? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun
    • That is correct!
    • The committeecommittee met at noon. What type of noun is committee ? Proper noun Collective noun Common noun
    • That is correct!
    • We went to MakatiMakati. What type of noun is Makati? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun
    • That is correct!
    • Mrs. Santos carried in the heavy boxesboxes. What type of noun is boxes? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun
    • That is correct!
    • He read only one bookbook last week. What type of noun is book ? Singular noun Plural noun Common noun
    • That is correct!
    • Sherry’sSherry’s book was very interesting. What type of noun is Sherry’s? Possessive noun Plural noun Collective noun
    • That is correct!
    • The teamteam has a game on Saturday. What type of noun is team? Proper noun Collective noun Plural noun
    • That is correct!
    • Everyone liked Mr.Mr. France’sFrance’s dog. What type of noun is Mr. France’s ? Proper noun Plural noun Possessive noun
    • That is correct!
    • Identify the kinds of nouns in this sentence. EveryoneEveryone in Mrs.Mrs. Guzman’sGuzman’s carcar was late for schoolschool on MondayMonday.
    • The word EveryoneEveryone is a _________noun.
    • The word EveryoneEveryone is a Collective noun.
    • Mrs. Guzman’s = ____ nouns.
    • • Mrs. Guzman’s = Possessive nouns.
    • The word carcar is a ______ noun.
    • The word carcar is a Common noun.
    • The word schoolschool is a ____ noun.
    • The word schoolschool is a Common noun.
    • Monday is _______noun.
    • Monday is a Proper noun.
    • You have survived Noun Madness!
    • Singular Noun A noun that names one: •person •place •thing •idea This job could be dangerous!This job could be dangerous!
    • Plural Noun A noun that names more than one: •person •place •thing •idea
    • Singular and Plural Nouns • When a noun means one only, it is singular. Examples: boy, girl, book, church, box Rule #1: The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding s to a singular noun. Examples: lamp, lamps; cat, cats; fork, forks; flower, flowers; pen, pens
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #2: Nouns ending in s, z, x, sh, and ch form the plural by adding es. Examples: moss, mosses; dish, dishes; church, churches; box, boxes
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #3: Nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant are formed into a plural by changing y to ies. Examples: lady, ladies; city, cities; army, armies
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #4 Nouns ending in y preceded by a vowel form their plurals by adding s. Examples: boy, boys; day, days
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #5: Most nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant are formed into a plural by adding es. Examples: hero, heroes; grotto, grottoes Although some may add s or es. Examples: halo, tornado and some add s only: Examples: solo, piano, albino, lasso
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #6 Some nouns ending in f or fe are made plural by changing f or fe to ves. Examples: leaf, leaves; wife, wives; half, halves; life, lives
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Rule #6 (Continuation) Exceptions: Some nouns ending in f or fe form their plurals by adding s. Examples: chief, chiefs; roof, roofs; safe, safes
    • Singular and Plural Nouns • Special Note: • There are some irregular plurals such as: man, men woman, women ox, oxen mouse, mice goose, geese
    • Singular and Plural Nouns Special Note: Some nouns have no singular, such as: scissors measles tongs tweezers trousers
    • Singular and Plural Nouns • Special Note: If compound nouns are plural, form the plural with the first word. Examples: Singular Plural son-in-law sons-in-law daughter-in-law daughters-in-law maid of honor maids of honor secretary of state secretaries of state
    • Singular and Plural Nouns • Write the plural of the following words: baby story berry lady duty theory city cherry pony
    • Let’s Practice! • Tell the singular or plural form of the following: box owner trees chair chairs tables lamps wagons star ax houses bush sketch pencils days
    • Singular and Plural Nouns • Write the plural of the following words: day essay turkey toy valley chimney man goose mouse deer roof
    • NOUNS •The End