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Title: Common and Proper Nouns


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NOUNS
by Sandra Boyd
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Common and Proper Nouns
  • A noun is a word that names a person, place,
    thing, or idea.
  • A common noun names any person, place, thing or
    idea. Common nouns are not capitalized, unless
    they come at the beginning of a sentence.
  • Examples
  • teacher baseball city

3
Common Nouns
house
car
dog
door
boat
mother
love
desk
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ASSIGNMENT 1
  • Write ten (10) common nouns.
  • Write a declarative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an interrogative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each common noun.

5
Proper Nouns
  • A proper noun names a particular person, place,
    thing, or idea. Proper nouns are always
    capitalized.
  • Examples
  • Mrs. Boyd Atlanta Braves New York

6
Proper Nouns
Mr. Delbridge
Mercury Boulevard
George Washington
Baptist Hospital
Jeffrson Memorial
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ASSIGNMENT 2
  • Write ten (10) proper nouns.
  • Write a declarative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an interrogative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each proper noun.

8
Concrete Nouns
  • A concrete noun names an object that can be
    recognized by at least one of the senses.
  • Examples
  • gloves pickle desk

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ASSIGNMENT 3
  • Write ten (10) concrete nouns.
  • Write a declarative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an interrogative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each concrete noun.

10
Abstract Nouns
  • An abstract noun names a quality or an idea that
    cannot be recognized by the senses.
  • Examples
  • love laziness fear

11
ASSIGNMENT 4
  • Write ten (10) abstract nouns.
  • Write an exclamatory sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an imperative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each abstract noun.

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Compound Nouns
Compound nouns are nouns that are made up of two
or more words. Compound nouns can be written as
one word- -or as more than one
word- . Other compound words
are written as two or more words joined by
hyphens- .
hometown
ice cream
mother-in-law
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One Word Compound Nouns
bookmark
doorknob
strongbox
highchair
necklace
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ASSIGNMENT 5
  • Write five (5) one word compound nouns.
  • Write a declarative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an interrogative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each one word compound noun.

15
Hyphenated Nouns
age-group
great-grandmother
kilowatt-hour
runner-up
go-cart
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ASSIGNMENT 6
  • Write five (5) hyphenated nouns.
  • Write a declarative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an interrogative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each hyphenated noun.

17
Nouns with More than One Word
maid of honor
box seat
music box
motion picture
dining room
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ASSIGNMENT 7
  • Write five (5) nouns with more than one word.
  • Write a declarative sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Write an exclamatory sentence with two of your
    nouns.
  • Underline each noun with more than one word.

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Collective Nouns Name a group of individuals or
things.
class
committee
family
herd
team
crowd
audience
club
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ASSIGNMENT 10
  • Write ten (10) collective nouns.
  • Write a sentence for each of your collective
    nouns.
  • Underline each collective noun.

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Possessive Nouns
A possessive noun names who or what owns or has
something. Possessive nouns can be common or
proper nouns. They can also be singular or
plural. The following pairs of sentences show
possessive nouns are formed.
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Possessive Nouns
Mike owns a book about inventions.
Mike's book is about inventions.
Several books have indexes.
Check several books' indexes.
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Forming Possessive Nouns
Most Singular Nouns add an apostrophe and
an s (s). Examples a girl -- a girls
coat Wichita Wichitas population
Singular Nouns ending in s add an
apostrophe and s (s). Ex. Joseph Ives
Joseph Ivess clock Alexis Alexiss book
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Forming Possessive Nouns
Plural Nouns ending in -s add an
apostrophe (). Examples boys boys The
Wrights the Wrights plane
Plural Nouns not ending in s add an
apostrophe and s (s). Ex. children
childrens toys women womens organization
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ASSIGNMENT 9
  • Write ten (10) possessive nouns.
  • Write a sentence for each of your possessive
    nouns.
  • Underline each possessive noun.

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PRETESTING DIAGNOSTICCHAPTER 11 EOL
  • Page 336-337
  • Number 1-20 in your journals.
  • Complete the Diagnostic Preview. Remember to
    date and title the lesson.
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