Nouns
Objectives:
 To identify types of nouns
 To use nouns correctly in a sentence.
Definition:
 A noun is a word that names a person,
place, thing, or an idea
 Categories:
 Concrete - names an object th...
Examples:
 Concrete
 Stone
 Thunder
 Shout
 Air
 Salt
 Space
 Light
 Shade
 Abstract
 Sadness
 Hope
 Anger
 ...
Singular & Plural
 A singular noun
names one person,
place, thing, or idea
 Mask
 Briefcase
 Shoe
 Dog
 A plural nou...
Possession:
 Possessive forms are used to show
possession, ownership, or the
relationship between two nouns.
 the dog’s ...
Common and Proper Nouns:
 Common nouns are
general
 day
 city
 street
 team
 Proper nouns are
specific
 Monday
 At...
Collective:
 Collective nouns name a group
 Cow - herd
 Player - team
 Singer - choir
 Worker - crew
 Collective nou...
Nouns
 A noun is a word that names a:
 Person
 Place
 Thing
 Idea
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Nouns

  1. 1. Nouns Objectives:  To identify types of nouns  To use nouns correctly in a sentence.
  2. 2. Definition:  A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or an idea  Categories:  Concrete - names an object that occupies space or can be perceived with the senses  Abstract - names an idea, quality, or a characteristic
  3. 3. Examples:  Concrete  Stone  Thunder  Shout  Air  Salt  Space  Light  Shade  Abstract  Sadness  Hope  Anger  Charity  Kindness  Happiness  Love  Patience
  4. 4. Singular & Plural  A singular noun names one person, place, thing, or idea  Mask  Briefcase  Shoe  Dog  A plural noun names more than one  Masks  Briefcases  Shoes  Dogs
  5. 5. Possession:  Possessive forms are used to show possession, ownership, or the relationship between two nouns.  the dog’s bowl  the school’s mascot  the coach’s whistle
  6. 6. Common and Proper Nouns:  Common nouns are general  day  city  street  team  Proper nouns are specific  Monday  Atlanta  Fairview Avenue  Atlanta Braves (Note: proper nouns must be capitalized.)
  7. 7. Collective:  Collective nouns name a group  Cow - herd  Player - team  Singer - choir  Worker - crew  Collective nouns may be either singular or plural  herds  teams
  8. 8. Nouns  A noun is a word that names a:  Person  Place  Thing  Idea

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