Project : Basic Writing Skills (Primary 5)Subject Name : Parts of SpeechScript Writer : Mohd Noor Baha B. Mohd NasirFile Name : VO_NounSco 1_1 IntroductionV1: Welcome to part of speech town, I’m so glad you’ve won the types of nounrace challenge. Today, we are going to learn about singular and plural nouns. I’llshow how to tell the difference between singular and plural nouns as I’m drivingin the part of speech town. Then, you‘ll get a chance show me your how muchyou’ve learned as you are driving the car in the part of a speech town.V2: OkV3:There are two categories of nouns, singular and plural.Singular noun is a noun used to represent one person, place or thing.A plural noun is used to represent two or more persons, places or things.As I said before, nouns either represent people, places, or things.Examples of singular nouns would be: Boy Field BookThese are all examples of singular nouns.Now let’s list some examples of plural nouns, Boys Fields Books
Sco 1_1 Exploring singular and plural nounsV1:You should notice that plural nouns have “s” at the end of each word.Singular nouns do NOT have “s” at the end.Let’s try a few more examples:A student is a person, but the word doesn’t have “s” at the end so it must be a…V2:Singular noun!V3:That’s right, now markets are places, but the word doesn’t have “s” at the end soit must be a…V4:Plural noun!V5:Good job! Ok, try this one: school!V6:Schools are places, so that tells me it’s a noun and it has “s” at the end so thatalso tells me it’s a plural noun.V7:You’re doing wonderful! Let’s move on to things.The word computer represents a thing and has no “s” at the end. So the word isa…V8:Singular noun!But if we are to talk about computers that would be a plural noun because we are
talking about many things.V9:Wow! I think you’re ready to start doing this on your own and just in time too.Sco 1_1 Activity WalkthroughV1:Ok, here we are at the beginning of the Spotting singular and plural Nouns Race.You will start over here. Use your mouse to click on the car starting here to getstarted .I will read both words for you and tell you if you need to click on thesingular noun or plural noun in the question. Make sure you click the correctanswer at each stop . Here we goV2:PolicemanHolidaysBoysCarsKings
SCO 1_2 Types of NounsV1:Instructor:Welcome to part of speech town, I’m so glad you’ve decided to join usInstructor:My Name is John and I will be your guide today.Instructor:Together we are going to learn about the difference between common nouns andproper nouns.Instructor:I’ll show how to tell the difference between proper and common nouns as I’mdriving in the part of speech townInstructor:Then, you‘ll get a chance show me your how much you’ve learned as you aredriving the car in the part of a speech town.V2Student: OkV3Instructor:Before we start, let’s review what noun is.Instructor:A noun is a person, a place, or a thing.There are two types of nouns, common nouns and proper nounsInstructor:As I said before, nouns either represent people, places, or things.
Instructor:Examples of common nouns would be:Instructor (a person)Park (a place)Bridge (a thing)Instructor:There are lots of instructors, parks and bridgesInstructor:So far I haven’t specified any specific instructor, park or bridgeInstructor:So these are all examples of common nounsInstructor:Now let’s list some examples of proper nouns- Mr. John- Central Park- London Bridge
SCO 1_2 ExampleV1:Instructor:Mr. John (that’s me) represents a specific person or instructor, Central Park is aspecific park in New York City and London Bridge is a specific bridge. I am sureyou have heard of London Bridge, the one that was falling.You should also notice that proper nouns are capitalized. Common nouns areNOT capitalized. Let’s try a few more examples: Author. An author is a person,but it’s not a specific person and it’s not capitalized so it must be aV2:Student: Common noun!V3:Instructor:That’s right, now Dr. Seuss is a person’s name. He’s also a specific author. SoDr. Seuss would be a....V4:Student: Proper nounV5:Instructor:Right again! Did you also notice that his name is capitalized?Let’s try the word city. A city is a place where some people live. But it doesn’trefer t o any particular city. So city is a….V6:Student: Common nounV7:Instructor:Good job! Ok, try this one: New York is a particular city. So, New York city wouldbe a ….
V8:Student: Proper noun!Student:And New York city is capitalized, so that also tells me it’s a proper nounV9:Instructor:You’re doing wonderful! Let’s move on to things. The word dog represents ananimal. So the word dog is a...V10:Student: Common noun.But if we are to talk about Fido, that would be a proper noun because we aretalking about a specific dog named Fido. And Fido is capitalized too.V11:Instructor:Here’s one last question for you. If I say “My dog is a good boy” The word dog isa common nounV12:Student:I know this because “my dog” is not the name of a specific dog. And, alsobecause the word “dog” is not capitalized.V13:Instructor:Wow! I think you’re ready to start doing this on your own and just in time too.
SCO 1_2 Activity on Proper and Common NounsV1:Instructor:Ok, here we are at the beginning of the Spotting Proper and common NounsRace. You will start over here. Use your mouse to click on the car starting here toget started. I will read both words for you and tell you if you need to click on thecommon noun or proper noun in the question. Make sure you click the correctanswer at each stop. Here we goV2:Student:– Noun Mountain Lodge– Boy– Volkswagen– author– Princess Jasmine– policeman– New Years Day– teddy bear– statue– London
SCO 1_3 The Noun Race (Activity)V1Instructor:Here we go. Identify the singular noun in this sentenceV2Student: AirplaneV3Instructor:Identify the proper noun in this sentenceV4Student: CityV5Instructor:That’s wrong! Try again at the end of the road.Identify the plural noun in this sentenceV6Student: RiversV7Instructor:Identify the common noun in this sentence
V8Student: StadiumV9Instructor: Identify the proper noun in this sentenceV10Student: LondonV11Instructor:Excellent Job!