Noun TypesNoun: person, place, or thing.Nouns can also be…Concrete or abstractSingular, plural, or possessive andCommon or proper
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.
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
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
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
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