Noun and Kinds of Noun

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Noun and Kinds of Noun

  1. 1. Noun & Kinds of Noun
  2. 2. Definition A NOUN is a word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea. thing person ? idea place
  3. 3. Person  A noun can name a person by name:  A noun can name a kind of a person:
  4. 4. Place  A noun can name a place: A noun can name a kind of place: classroom
  5. 5. Thing  A noun can name a thing A noun can name a kind of thing:
  6. 6. IDEA? Why can’t we identify the idea in this picture? Ideas are thoughts and cannot be seen. Examples of ideas include happiness, joy, pain, and fairness. What ideas might this person have?
  7. 7. Kinds of Nouns There are two basic kinds of nouns: 1. Common 2. Proper
  8. 8. Common Nouns A COMMON NOUN names a general person, place, thing, or idea. It does not refer to something specific. shoe cat house
  9. 9. Proper Nouns A PROPER NOUN names a specific person, place, thing, or idea. It refers to a NAME of a noun. Feli x Nike White House
  10. 10. Concrete & Abstract Nouns In addition to common and proper nouns, there are also CONCRETE and ABSTRACT nouns. Hats—concrete noun Love—abstract noun
  11. 11. CONCRETE NOUNS CONCRETE NOUNS are nouns that you can see, hear, touch, smell, or taste.
  12. 12. Abstract NOUNS ABSTRACT NOUNS are nouns that you cannot see, hear, touch, smell, or taste. They are ideas, qualities, and feelings that cannot be seen or touched. RESPONSIBILITY FAIRNESS JUSTICE
  13. 13. Classify these Nouns: bike plane t desk CONCRETE scisso rs Jupite r justice bike planet desk judge snow Roaring Spring dollar city Pennsylvania Islam friendship Christia n COMMON scissors judge dollar ABSTRACT justice friendship snow city PROPER Jupiter Christian Islam Roaring Spring Pennsylvania
  14. 14. Practice Identify the nouns in each sentence. Then classify it as cc (common concrete), ca (common abstract), pc (proper concrete), or pa (proper abstract). 1. The children play with their toys. An: The children play with their toys. toys cc cc 2. Skylar rides the bus to Spring Cove Middle School. An: Skylar rides the bus to Spring Cove Middle School. pc cc pc 3. Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims around the world. An: Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims around the world. world pc pc cc
  15. 15. Practice Continued 4. Mrs. Maugle’s students have great respect for her. AN: Mrs. Maugle’s students have great respect for her. pc cc ca 5. Students have a barrel of fun in Miss McElhatten’s class. AN: Students have a barrel of fun in Miss McElhatten’s class. class cc cc ca pc cc
  16. 16. Knowledge Testing What is a noun? • a person, place, thing, or idea What is a concrete noun? • a noun that can be seen, touched, heard, tasted, or smelled What is a abstract noun? • a noun that cannot be seen, touched, heard, tasted, or felt. They are ideas, qualities, and feelings that cannot be seen or smelled What is a proper noun? • A noun that names a specific person, place, thing, or idea What is a common noun? • A noun that names a general person, place, thing, or idea.

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