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Nouns ppt

  1. 1. A noun is a person, place, or thing.A noun is a person, place, or thing.
  2. 2. A Person teacherteacher chefchef studentstudent doctordoctor dancerdancer wizardwizard grandmagrandma
  3. 3. A Place cabincabin citycity beachbeachschoolschool churchchurch kitchenkitchen
  4. 4. A Thing baseballbaseball butterflybutterfly busbus carcar mousemousebedbed
  5. 5. Common Nouns and Proper Nouns •• A noun that namesA noun that names anyany person,person, place, or thing is aplace, or thing is a common nouncommon noun.. ••A noun that names aA noun that names a particularparticular person, place, or thing is aperson, place, or thing is a properproper nounnoun..
  6. 6. White HouseWhite House Statue of LibertyStatue of Liberty PresidentPresident ReaganReagan County Line Rd.County Line Rd. househouse bookbook pencilpencil catcat manman
  7. 7. Singular and Plural Nouns •• A noun that namesA noun that names only oneonly one person,person, place, or thing is called aplace, or thing is called a singular nounsingular noun.. •• A noun that namesA noun that names more than onemore than one person,person, place, or thing is called aplace, or thing is called a plural nounplural noun..
  8. 8. Plural Nouns • Add s to most singular nouns to make them plural. bookbook trucktrucksspencilpencilss ss girlgirlss baseballbaseballss
  9. 9. •Add es to a singular noun that ends with s, x, ch, or sh. Plural Nouns foxfoxeses churchchurcheses dishdisheses glassglasseses brushbrusheseslunchluncheses busbus eses
  10. 10. •If a noun ends with a vowel and a y, add s. Plural Nouns boyboyss keykeyss toytoyss highwayhighwayss traytrayss monkeymonkeyss
  11. 11. Plural Nouns • If a noun ends with a consonant and a y, change the y to an i and add es. ladylady iieses ladiesladies bunnybunnyiieses bunniesbunnies puppypuppyiieses puppiespuppies butterflybutterflyiieses butterfliesbutterflies
  12. 12. Plural Nouns •Some nouns have special plural forms. •Since these words follow no special pattern, you must learn them.
  13. 13. Singular Possessive Nouns • Add an apostrophe and an s to a singular noun to make it possessive. MarkMark slingshotslingshot ’s slingshot’s slingshot boyboy swimmingswimming poolpool ’s swimming pool’s swimming pool spiderspider webweb ’s web’s web househouse roofroof ’s roof’s roof
  14. 14. Plural Possessive Nouns •When a plural noun ends with s, add an apostrophe. studentsstudents teacherteacher ’ teacher’ teacher butterfliesbutterflies wingswings ’ wings’ wings girlsgirls catcat ’ cat’ cat babiesbabies strollersstrollers ’ strollers’ strollers birdsbirds nestnest ’ nest’ nest
  15. 15. Plural Possessive Nouns 2. When a plural noun doesn’t end with s, add an apostrophe and an s. micemice furfur ’s fur’s fur The mice’s fur is black.The mice’s fur is black. childrenchildren blocksblocks ’s blocks’s blocks The children’s blocks are big.The children’s blocks are big. womenwomen eyeseyes ’s eyes’s eyes The women’s eyes are brown.The women’s eyes are brown.
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