Common / Proper Nouns

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Common / Proper Nouns

  1. 1. Types of Nouns: Common & Proper Nouns Project LA Activity
  2. 2. Common Nouns <ul><li>Common Nouns are any person, place, or thing. Common nouns are not capitalized. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The city </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A policeman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>That newspaper </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Proper Nouns <ul><li>Common Nouns are the name of a special person, place, or thing. Proper nouns are capitalized. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dallas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Officer Walker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New York Times </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Tell if the underlined noun is common or proper. Click the noun to check your answer. <ul><li>Mary visited the school last Friday . </li></ul>Next Sentence
  5. 5. Common Noun It is not capitalized and names any person, place, or thing.
  6. 6. Proper Noun It is capitalized and names a special person, place, or thing.
  7. 7. Tell if the underlined noun is common or proper. Click the noun to check your answer. <ul><li>The President rode in a limousine . </li></ul>Next Sentence
  8. 8. Common Noun It is not capitalized and names any person, place, or thing.
  9. 9. Proper Noun It is capitalized and names a special person, place, or thing.
  10. 10. Tell if the underlined noun is common or proper. Click the noun to check your answer. <ul><li>The elephants and monkeys were at the San Francisco Zoo . </li></ul>Next Sentence
  11. 11. Common Noun It is not capitalized and names any person, place, or thing.
  12. 12. Proper Noun It is capitalized and names a special person, place, or thing.
  13. 13. Tell if the underlined noun is common or proper. Click the noun to check your answer. <ul><li>All of Amy’s paper is missing from her notebook . </li></ul>Next Sentence
  14. 14. Common Noun It is not capitalized and names any person, place, or thing.
  15. 15. Proper Noun It is capitalized and names a special person, place, or thing.
  16. 16. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>My parents joined grover church last sunday. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>My parents joined G rover C hurch last S unday. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>Uncle rob used to live in orlando, florida. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>Uncle R ob used to live in O rlando, F lorida. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>We heard the govenor’s speech on television in january. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>We heard the G ovenor’s speech on television in J anuary. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>Both randal and sue visited marine world. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Write this sentence correctly. Remember to capitalize proper nouns. <ul><li>Both R andal and S ue visited M arine W orld. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Project LA

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