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Uses of nouns

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Uses of nouns

  1. 1. Let’s Review
  2. 2. Nouns are words that name people, places, things, and animals.
  3. 3. Some nouns name a special person, place, thing, or animal. These nouns are called proper nouns, and they begin with a capital letter. Tennessee York City New Sam
  4. 4. The words for the days of the week, the months of the year, and holidays begin with a capital letter. Christmas Friday Sunday Valentine’s Day Thursday February April November
  5. 5. Sometimes nouns name thing. one tree Sometimes nouns name than one thing. trees more
  6. 6. This week we are working on being able to find the nouns in sentences. Let’s practice this.
  7. 7. Honey bees live in a hive. Which word or words in the sentence are nouns?
  8. 8. Squirrels like to eat nuts. Which word or words in the sentence are nouns?
  9. 9. A woodpecker lives in a tree. Which word or words in the sentence are nouns?
  10. 10. Ants and bees work hard. Which word or words in the sentence are nouns?
  11. 11. Bugs can help flowers. Which word or words in the sentence are nouns?
  12. 12. 1. SUBJECT OF THE SENTENCE - a noun is used as the subject - what is being talked about in a sentence Examples:  Father works in a farm.  The lady walks gracefully.  Miss Cruz goes to school early
  13. 13. 2. PREDICATE NOUN -a noun that is usually after the linking verb Examples:  Mario is a teacher.  My friend is an architect.  Rosario was a valedictorian.  The prince became a beggar.  The supervisor is Janice.  They are my friends.
  14. 14. 3. DIRECT OBJECT -a noun that receives the action of the verb. Examples:  The girl lost the bag.  The robber killed the policeman.  The boy found a book.  She likes watermelon.  Yesterday, we planted rice.  Jack slammed the door.
  15. 15. 4. INDIRECT OBJECT -a noun that receives the secondary action of the verb Examples:  The secretary gave her boss a gift.  I bought my grand daughter a new dress.  The president gave Teresita a letter.  Lani gave Leolan a new purse.  The girl wrote her father a letter.
  16. 16. 5. OBJECT OF PREPOSITION -a noun that serves the object of preposition.(in, on, at, from, etc) Examples:  Three students are absent from the class.  The children played under the tree.  We stayed in the field.  The bus came from Pampanga.  She teaches us about English.
  17. 17. 6. AN APPOSITIVE -a noun renaming or identifying the person or thing first mentioned Examples:  Jose Rizal, the hero, was born in Calamba.  My friend, an architect, has just arrived.  We went to Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines.  My brother Michael is six years old.
  18. 18. 7. DIRECT ADDRESS - a name or word used in directly addressing the person Examples:  Paolo, wake up.  Mr. President, the conference room is now ready for the meeting.  The patient needs your immediate response, doctor.  The room, Jelaine, has to be cleaned.
  19. 19. 8. Object Complement  •An object complement is a word that completes the meaning of a direct object.  It is used when the direct object would not make complete sense by itself. Example: I named my cat Garfield.
  20. 20. special titles People often have that show respect for who they are or for the work they do. When a person’s special title is written with their name, use a capital letter at the beginning of the special title. Let’s look at some special titles. Officer Smith Mr. Vance Dr. Darby Principal Forgety Mrs. Ingle
  21. 21. *1. Our country, we love thee. *2. Mahomet was an Arabian. *3. My friends! alas, I have no friends. *4. Are you a friend of Caesar? *5. O, Robert! do not go! *6. I, Daniel, saw a vision. *7. Hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king. *8. There came to this country a Jewish banker. *9. Dr. Green, the physician in the next street, is a membei of our temperance society. *10. Fire! Call the engines.

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