Noun types-and-capitalization-lesson

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Noun types-and-capitalization-lesson

  1. 1. Nouns and CapitalizationParts of Speech 1
  2. 2. Noun TypesNoun: person, place, or thing.Nouns can also be…Concrete or abstractSingular, plural, or possessive andCommon or proper
  3. 3. Concrete or AbstractConcrete: a physical person, place, or thing.Ex: desks, Mr. Morton, candy barsAbstract: an idea or quality.Ex: happiness, speed, freedomIf you can touch it, it’s a concrete noun.
  4. 4. Singular, Plural, or PossessiveNouns have different forms.Singular: one nounEx: pencil, mess, MikePlural: more than oneEx: pencils, messes, MikesPossessive: shows possession or ownership.Ex: Mike’s, pencil’s, mess’s*possession is shown with an apostrophe
  5. 5. Common and ProperCommon Noun: a general person, place, orthing.Ex: doctor, store, bookProper Noun: a specific person, place,thing, or brand name.Ex: Doctor Phil, Target, Lord of the Flies
  6. 6. Capitalization Rules• The first letter of a sentence is always capitalized.• The pronoun “I” is always capitalized.• Proper nouns are always capitalized.Examples: Chicago, Illinois, the Mississippi River, Chris, The Simpsons, English, Chicken McNuggets, Nike Jordan, CPS
  7. 7. PracticeI’ll put a noun on the board.You will write whether it is…Singular, plural, or possessiveConcrete or abstractCommon or proper Exampleschools = plural, concrete, common noun
  8. 8. 1 dogs 2Big Mac
  9. 9. 3Tyga’s 4glasses
  10. 10. 5 beauty 6Nintendo Wii
  11. 11. 7 crime 8Wednesday’s
  12. 12. 9 pants 10politeness

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