Grammar Unit One:  Lesson One Types of Nouns
Definition <ul><li>A  NOUN  is a word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea.   </li></ul>person place thing id...
IDEA? <ul><li>Why can’t we identify the idea in this picture? </li></ul>Ideas are thoughts and cannot be seen.  Examples o...
Kinds of Nouns <ul><li>There are two basic kinds of nouns: </li></ul><ul><li>Common </li></ul><ul><li>Proper </li></ul>
Common Nouns <ul><li>A  COMMON NOUN  names a general person, place, thing, or idea.  It does not refer to something specif...
Proper  Nouns <ul><li>A  PROPER   NOUN  names a specific person, place, thing, or idea.  It refers to a NAME of a noun. </...
Concrete & Abstract Nouns <ul><li>In addition to common and proper </li></ul><ul><li>nouns, there are also  CONCRETE  and ...
CONCRETE NOUNS <ul><li>CONCRETE NOUNS  are nouns that you </li></ul><ul><li>can see, hear, touch, smell, or taste.  </li><...
Abstract NOUNS <ul><li>ABSTRACT NOUNS  are nouns that you </li></ul><ul><li>cannot see, hear, touch, smell, or taste. They...
Classify these Nouns:   bike planet desk scissors Jupiter justice judge dollar Christian snow city Islam Roaring Spring Pe...
bike planet desk scissors Jupiter justice judge dollar Christian snow city Islam Roaring Spring Pennsylvania friendship Ch...
Practice Identify the nouns in each sentence.  Then classify it as  cc  (common concrete),  ca  (common abstract),  pc  (p...
Practice Continued 4. Mrs. Maugle’s students have great respect for her.  AN:  Mrs. Maugle’s   students  have great  respe...
Testing Your Knowledge <ul><li>What is a noun? </li></ul><ul><li>a person, place, thing, or idea </li></ul><ul><li>What is...
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  1. 1. Grammar Unit One: Lesson One Types of Nouns
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>A NOUN is a word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea. </li></ul>person place thing idea ?
  3. 3. IDEA? <ul><li>Why can’t we identify the idea in this picture? </li></ul>Ideas are thoughts and cannot be seen. Examples of ideas include happiness, joy, pain, and fairness. What ideas might this person have?
  4. 4. Kinds of Nouns <ul><li>There are two basic kinds of nouns: </li></ul><ul><li>Common </li></ul><ul><li>Proper </li></ul>
  5. 5. Common Nouns <ul><li>A COMMON NOUN names a general person, place, thing, or idea. It does not refer to something specific. </li></ul>cat house shoe
  6. 6. Proper Nouns <ul><li>A PROPER NOUN names a specific person, place, thing, or idea. It refers to a NAME of a noun. </li></ul>Felix White House Nike
  7. 7. Concrete & Abstract Nouns <ul><li>In addition to common and proper </li></ul><ul><li>nouns, there are also CONCRETE and </li></ul><ul><li>ABSTRACT nouns . </li></ul>Hats—concrete noun Love—abstract noun
  8. 8. CONCRETE NOUNS <ul><li>CONCRETE NOUNS are nouns that you </li></ul><ul><li>can see, hear, touch, smell, or taste. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Abstract NOUNS <ul><li>ABSTRACT NOUNS are nouns that you </li></ul><ul><li>cannot see, hear, touch, smell, or taste. They </li></ul><ul><li>are ideas, qualities, and feelings that cannot </li></ul><ul><li>be seen or touched. </li></ul>RESPONSIBILITY FAIRNESS JUSTICE
  10. 10. Classify these Nouns: bike planet desk scissors Jupiter justice judge dollar Christian snow city Islam Roaring Spring Pennsylvania friendship bike planet desk scissors Jupiter justice judge dollar Christian snow city Islam Roaring Spring Pennsylvania friendship COMMON PROPER CONCRETE ABSTRACT
  11. 11. bike planet desk scissors Jupiter justice judge dollar Christian snow city Islam Roaring Spring Pennsylvania friendship Check your chart: COMMON PROPER CONCRETE ABSTRACT
  12. 12. 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 . 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 . pc pc cc
  13. 13. 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 . 6. Write a sentence using a common concrete and a proper concrete noun. Underline each of the nouns and label them accordingly. 7. Write a sentence using a common concrete and a common abstract noun. Underline each of the nouns and label them accordingly. cc cc cc ca pc
  14. 14. Testing Your Knowledge <ul><li>What is a noun? </li></ul><ul><li>a person, place, thing, or idea </li></ul><ul><li>What is a concrete noun? </li></ul><ul><li>a noun that can be seen, touched, heard, tasted, or smelled </li></ul><ul><li>What is a abstract noun? </li></ul><ul><li>a noun that cannot be seen, touched, heard, tasted, or felt. They are ideas, qualities, and feelings that cannot be seen or smelled </li></ul><ul><li>What is a proper noun? </li></ul><ul><li>A noun that names a specific person, place, thing, or idea </li></ul><ul><li>What is a common noun? </li></ul><ul><li>A noun that names a general person, place, thing, or idea. </li></ul>
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