A noun is a person, place, or thing.
A Person

                                    wizard
      teacher

                           dancer
grandma
            ...
A Place
                                 kitchen

     cabin
                        church




             city
school  ...
A Thing
      baseball                butterfly




                        bed        mouse

                  car
bus
Common Nouns and Proper Nouns
    • A noun that names any person,
    place, or thing is a common noun.

    •A noun that ...
Statue of Liberty
               pencil

book
                        President     County Line Rd.
       house          ...
Singular and Plural Nouns

• A noun that names only one person,
place, or thing is called a singular noun.

• A noun that ...
Plural Nouns
• Add s to most singular nouns to make them plural.



                                      baseball
       ...
Plural Nouns
   •Add es to a singular noun that
      ends with s, x, ch, or sh.

foxes                                chu...
Plural Nouns
•If a noun ends with a vowel and a y,
                add s.


                 highways             boys
  k...
Plural Nouns
• If a noun ends with a consonant and a y,
change the y to an i and add es.
                                b...
Plural Nouns
•Some nouns have special plural forms.
•Since these words follow no special
pattern, you must learn them.
Singular Possessive Nouns
• Add an apostrophe and an s to a singular
noun to make it possessive. swimming
                ...
Plural Possessive Nouns
•When a plural noun ends with s, add an
apostrophe.            birds’ nest
               wings
  ...
Plural Possessive Nouns
 2. When a plural noun doesn’t end with s,
 add an apostrophe and an s.
          fur             ...
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Nouns

  1. 1. A noun is a person, place, or thing.
  2. 2. A Person wizard teacher dancer grandma doctor chef student
  3. 3. A Place kitchen cabin church city school beach
  4. 4. A Thing baseball butterfly bed mouse car bus
  5. 5. Common Nouns and Proper Nouns • A noun that names any person, place, or thing is a common noun. •A noun that names a particular person, place, or thing is a proper noun.
  6. 6. Statue of Liberty pencil book President County Line Rd. house Reagan cat man White House
  7. 7. Singular and Plural Nouns • A noun that names only one person, place, or thing is called a singular noun. • A noun that names more than one person, place, or thing is called a plural noun.
  8. 8. Plural Nouns • Add s to most singular nouns to make them plural. baseball s s books pencils truck s girls
  9. 9. Plural Nouns •Add es to a singular noun that ends with s, x, ch, or sh. foxes churches dish es glasses lunches bus es brushes
  10. 10. Plural Nouns •If a noun ends with a vowel and a y, add s. highways boys key s monkeys toys trays
  11. 11. Plural Nouns • If a noun ends with a consonant and a y, change the y to an i and add es. butterflyies butterflies lady ies puppy ies ladies puppies bunny ies bunnies
  12. 12. Plural Nouns •Some nouns have special plural forms. •Since these words follow no special pattern, you must learn them.
  13. 13. Singular Possessive Nouns • Add an apostrophe and an s to a singular noun to make it possessive. swimming pool web roof boy’s swimming pool slingshot spider’s web house’s roof Mark’s slingshot
  14. 14. Plural Possessive Nouns •When a plural noun ends with s, add an apostrophe. birds’ nest wings girls’ cat nest butterflies’ wings teacher strollers cat babies’ strollers students’ teacher
  15. 15. Plural Possessive Nouns 2. When a plural noun doesn’t end with s, add an apostrophe and an s. fur children’s blocks blocks The children’s blocks are big. eyes mice’s fur women’s eyes The mice’s fur is black. The women’s eyes are brown.
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