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  1. 1. English Grammar:Nouns and Adjectives<br />Erin Hendry<br />EDU 290 T/TH 12:30<br />
  2. 2. Nouns<br />People, places, things and ideas<br />Ex. 1: The kinggivesorders to his men<br />Ex. 2: The family moved to Kentucky.<br />Ex. 3: There were snakes.<br />Ex. 4: Patrick had to make a <br />choice.<br />Clip Art<br />http://www.blairoaks.k12.mo.<br />us/TeacherPages/Deggen/Pict<br />ures/School%20Clip%20Art/la<br />_parts_of_speech.gif<br />
  3. 3. Nouns Con.’t<br />Three Categories<br />Common / Proper<br />Abstract / Concrete<br />Collective<br />Walker, Bonnie L. Basic English Grammar. North Mankato: <br />MediaMaterials, 1990. Pg. 62 Print.<br />Picture:<br />http://youngteammanager.com/web/pictures/nouns.jpg<br />
  4. 4. Sub-categories<br />Singular / Plural<br />s / es<br />ships or dishes <br />y  ies<br />city  cities / keys<br />f  s<br />roof  roofs<br />Walker, Bonnie L. Basic English Grammar. North <br />Mankato: Media Materials, 1990. Pg. 62 Print.<br />Pictures: Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Clip Art<br />to<br />
  5. 5. f  v<br />leaf  leaves<br />o  es / s<br />hero  heroes<br />rodeo  rodeos<br />http://www.hilaryjames.co.uk/images/products/singleleaf2.jpg<br />to<br />http://i.pbase.com/g3/00/507600/2/55197561.IMG_07221copy.jpg<br />
  6. 6. Possessive<br />Ownership<br />Apostrophe<br />Ends in s<br />Easily mixed up!<br />Examples:<br />We bought some water bottles.<br />The water bottle’s label was torn off.<br />2. The books were misplaced.<br />The book’s cover was eye-catching .<br />
  7. 7. ADJECTIVES<br />Descriptive words<br />Characteristics<br />He is a nice man.<br />Quantity<br />There were three apples. http://farm1.static.flickr.com/26/65525813_5ab4f12340.jpg<br />Demonstrative<br />That boy there.<br />Possessive<br />They went and saw their aunt.<br />
  8. 8. Adjective Articles<br />A, An, The<br />Before nouns in sentences<br />A<br />He saw a zebra<br />An<br />They ate an apricot for a snack.<br />The<br />I need the book to finish reading.<br />
  9. 9. Adjectives<br />Capitalized<br />Proper nouns  proper adjectives<br />Proper noun: I am from America<br />Proper adjective: He is an American solider.<br />Walker, Bonnie L. Basic English Grammar. North Mankato: Media Materials, 1990. Pg. 62 Print.<br />
  10. 10. Adjectives<br />Nouns  Adjectives<br />Numbers<br />They owned three dogs.<br />Several students raised their hands<br />
  11. 11. Possessive / Demonstrative<br />Nouns - Possessive<br />That is Mr. Merrill’s classroom.<br />We went to the library’s café.<br />Along with:<br />That is my brother’s car<br />Demonstrative<br />Answer the question, which one?<br />That player is on our team!<br />
  12. 12. Comparison<br />People or things<br />Positive<br />Strong, easy, big <br />Comparative<br />Stronger, easier, bigger<br />Superlative<br />Strongest, easiest, biggest<br />Careful  More careful  Most careful<br />Good  Better  Best<br />
  13. 13. Bibliography<br />Pictures:<br />http://www.blairoaks.k12.mo.us/TeacherPages/Deggen/Pictures/School%20Clip%20Art/la_parts_of_speech.gif<br />http://www.hilaryjames.co.uk/images/products/singleleaf2.jpg<br />http://i.pbase.com/g3/00/507600/2/55197561.IMG_07221copy.jpg<br />http://youngteammanager.com/web/pictures/nouns.jpg<br />Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 Clip Art<br />http://farm1.static.flickr.com/26/65525813_5ab4f12340.jpg<br />
  14. 14. Bibliography<br />Information<br />Walker, Bonnie L. Basic English Grammar. North Mankato: Media Materials, 1990. Pg. 62 Print.<br />

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