Collective nouns

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Collective nouns

  1. 1. Collective nouns <ul><li>The name used for a group of things </li></ul><ul><li>It can be animals like squirrels </li></ul><ul><li>or elephants </li></ul><ul><li>It can be things like tables or trees </li></ul>
  2. 2. Collective nouns A lion
  3. 3. A pride of lions
  4. 4. A goose A flock of geese
  5. 5. One hedgehog A prickle of hedgehogs
  6. 6. An elephant A herd of elephants
  7. 7. A bloat of Hippopotami One Hippopotamus
  8. 8. A fish A school of fish
  9. 9. A squirrel What do you think would be a good name for a group of squirrels?
  10. 10. Some more collective nouns <ul><li>A wolf </li></ul><ul><li>A whale </li></ul><ul><li>A bee </li></ul><ul><li>A puppy </li></ul><ul><li>A pack of wolves </li></ul><ul><li>A pod of whales </li></ul><ul><li>A swarm of bees </li></ul><ul><li>A litter of pups </li></ul>
  11. 11. What could you call these things? <ul><li>A group of soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>A large group of people </li></ul><ul><li>A group of footballers </li></ul><ul><li>A group of schoolchildren </li></ul><ul><li>An army </li></ul><ul><li>A crowd </li></ul><ul><li>A team </li></ul><ul><li>A class </li></ul>

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