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Nouns

  1. 1. NOUNS By Ms. C. Majors University of Montevallo
  2. 2. Nouns are… A person A place A thing An idea
  3. 3. PEOPLE <ul><li>Native Americans </li></ul><ul><li>football team </li></ul><ul><li>Principal </li></ul><ul><li>girl </li></ul><ul><li>George </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Gilmer </li></ul><ul><li>The Beatles </li></ul><ul><li>students </li></ul>
  4. 4. PLACES <ul><li>field </li></ul><ul><li>space </li></ul><ul><li>school </li></ul><ul><li>street </li></ul><ul><li>Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>China </li></ul><ul><li>East </li></ul><ul><li>home </li></ul>
  5. 5. THINGS <ul><li>project </li></ul><ul><li>cough </li></ul><ul><li>oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>Nobel Prize </li></ul><ul><li>book </li></ul><ul><li>whisper </li></ul><ul><li>light </li></ul>
  6. 6. IDEAS <ul><li>self-control </li></ul><ul><li>love </li></ul><ul><li>character </li></ul><ul><li>bravery </li></ul><ul><li>democracy </li></ul><ul><li>fear </li></ul><ul><li>boredom </li></ul>
  7. 7. Noun or not? small NOT
  8. 8. Noun or Not? ocean NOUN
  9. 9. Noun or Not? George Washington NOUN
  10. 10. Noun or Not? school NOUN
  11. 11. Noun or Not? abruptly NOT
  12. 12. Noun or Not? and NOT
  13. 13. Noun or Not? laughter NOUN
  14. 14. Compound Nouns <ul><li>Compound nouns are made up of more than one word. </li></ul><ul><li>They can be one word: </li></ul><ul><li>They can be hyphenated: </li></ul><ul><li>They can be two words: </li></ul>backpack Great-grandmother Book Store
  15. 15. Find the nouns in this poem <ul><li>The Drinking Fountain </li></ul><ul><li>The drinking fountain squirted me. </li></ul><ul><li>It shot right up my nose. </li></ul><ul><li>It felt as if I'd stuck my nostril on the garden hose. </li></ul><ul><li>It squirted water in my eye and also in my ear. </li></ul><ul><li>I'm having trouble seeing and it's really hard to hear. </li></ul><ul><li>The water squirted east and west. </li></ul><ul><li>It squirted north and south. </li></ul><ul><li>Upon my shirt, my pants, my hair, but nothing in my mouth. </li></ul><ul><li>I'm sure that soon they'll fix it but, until then, let me think... </li></ul><ul><li>just who can I convince that they should come and have a drink? </li></ul>--Kenn Nesbitt
  16. 16. Find the nouns in this poem <ul><li>The drinking fountain squirted me. </li></ul><ul><li>It shot right up my nose. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Find the nouns in this poem <ul><li>It felt as if I'd stuck my nostril on the garden hose. </li></ul><ul><li>It squirted water in my eye and also in my ear. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Find the nouns in this poem <ul><li>I'm having trouble seeing and it's really hard to hear. </li></ul><ul><li>The water squirted east and west. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Find the nouns in this poem <ul><li>It squirted north and south. </li></ul><ul><li>Upon my shirt, my pants, my hair, but nothing in my mouth. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Find the nouns in this poem <ul><li>I'm sure that soon they'll fix it but, until then, let me think... </li></ul><ul><li>just who can I convince that they should come and have a drink? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Find the nouns in this poem The Drinking Fountain The drinking fountain squirted me. It shot right up my nose . It felt as if I'd stuck my nostril on the garden hose . It squirted water in my eye and also in my ear . I'm having trouble seeing and it's really hard to hear. The water squirted east and west . It squirted north and south . Upon my shirt , my pants , my hair , but nothing in my mouth . I'm sure that soon they'll fix it but, until then, let me think... just who can I convince that they should come and have a drink ? --Kenn Nesbitt
  22. 22. Common and Proper Nouns <ul><li>Proper nouns name a particular person, place, thing or idea. It always begins with a capital letter. </li></ul><ul><li>Common nouns name any one of a group of people, places, things or ideas. It is usually not capitalized. </li></ul>United States country
  23. 23. Common or Proper? U.S. Congress Proper
  24. 24. Common or Proper? President Obama Proper
  25. 25. Common or Proper? president Common
  26. 26. Common or Proper? France Proper
  27. 27. Common or Proper? Dr. Jones Proper
  28. 28. Common or Proper? doctor Common
  29. 29. Common or Proper? Success High School Proper
  30. 30. Locate the Common and Proper Nouns in These Sentences <ul><li>1. This school was once home to the Riverchase Rams. </li></ul>2. Mr. Smith likes music by Beethoven. 3. Students in this school live near Birmingham, Alabama.
  31. 31. Change the Proper Nouns to Common Nouns <ul><li>1. Lee read Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in July. </li></ul>2. After Susan graduates from Pelham High School, she will go to New York University. 3. The Vulcan was replaced in January at the top of Red Mountain.

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