Flytraps !Plants That Bite Back 1 Grammar Practice 1- Common Nouns By Caroline Class: 511 Name: _______ Number: ____ A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing or an idea. Underline each noun. 1. The bladderwort had little yellow flowers sticking out of the water. 2. Under the water there were tangled stems with many tiny bubbles on them. 3. Plants that eat animals are called carnivorous plants. 4. Each bladder had a trap door shut tight, with little trigger hairs around it. 5. To set its traps, a bladderwort sucks the water out of its bladders. 6. I had to climb a mountain and walk through all the boggiest, mossiest places. 7. They were sundews and the shiny parts were sticking like honey 8. When a bug gets stuck on a sundew, the leaf slowly curls up around it. 8. The soft parts of the bug are dissolved by chemicals and eaten. 9. The seeds weren’t just for ordinary sundews, though. 10. I sowed them in a pot of moss and covered it glass. 11. My sundews died because I accidentally put fertilizer in thewater. 12. Venus flytraps are rare now because people have drained manyof the marshes where they once lived. 13.Small insects such as ants can escape from a Venus flytrap-they’re not big enough to be worth eating. 14.When the leaf is fully closed, it begins to dissolve its victim. 15. The next plant I got was a cobra lily. 16 .It had leaves like funnels ,with a slippery rim and a little pool atthe bottom.