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Noun Notes


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Noun Notes

  1. 1. Nouns<br />
  2. 2. Definition of a Noun<br />A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea.<br />
  3. 3. Abstract Nouns<br />Abstract nouns are ideas. They are nouns you can’t see.<br />Examples: friendship, strength, love, exploration, anger<br />
  4. 4. Collective Nouns<br />Collective nouns are used to define a group of objects.<br />Examples: team, class, group, herd<br />
  5. 5. Common Nouns<br />A common noun is a general name for a person, place, thing or idea. Common nouns are not capitalized.<br />Example: My teacher went to the city.<br />
  6. 6. Proper Nouns<br />A proper noun is the name of a particular person, place, thing or idea. Proper nouns are always capitalized.<br />Example: Mrs. Short went to Atlanta.<br />
  7. 7. Plural and Singular Nouns<br />A plural noun names more than one person, place, thing or idea. <br />Example: The boys walked down all of the streets.<br />A singular noun names one person, place, thing or idea.<br />Example: The boy walked down the street.<br />
  8. 8. Possessive Nouns<br />A possessive noun shows ownership or relationship.<br />Example: Marcy went to Robin’s house for dinner.<br />