Nouns - Your Awesome English Class!

Nouns - Your Awesome English Class!

Nouns (Collective, Proper, Common, Abstract and Concrete) Part I: What does each separate group have in common? 1. _______ 2. _______ 3. _______ 4. _______ Batman The mall Hot dog Jealousy President Phoenix, Textbook Assiduousne AZ Cell phoness Obama Taj Mahal Toenail Aunt

Ambition kitchen Remote Peace Jackie D-27 control My sister Alienation Outer Backpack Boys Hope space What do ALL these groups have

Basketbal common? Part II: Nouns (n.) Def: Persons, places, things, or ideas/concepts Common n.: plain nouns you hear all the time house Proper n.: nouns with specific names (capitalized) The White House Create a column. List all the proper nouns you can think of that start with the letter I assign you.

Use a dictionary! (CAPITALIZE THESE) Now, for each proper noun, give the corresponding common noun! (Dont capitalize these) E.g. White House house, place, capital, Part III: Abstract vs. Concrete Concrete n.: A noun you can touch/feel/see (person, place, thing) Hugs, kisses, caresses, food Abstract n.: A noun you CANT touch/feel/etc. (ideas, concepts, topics) Love

List as many abstract nouns as possible For each abstract noun, list as many CONCRETE nouns that you think of when you think of that topic. E.g. Love hugs, kisses, caresses, food Part IV: Collective nouns Collective n.: singular nouns that refer to groups Even though they refer to many things, a collective noun is only considered one thing. E.g. The singular word team refers to many players, Hawaii refers to several islands, committee refers to several people who make a decision, etc.

List as many individual animals as you possibly can think of Can you think of the collective noun for each animal? E.g., cat clowder (group of cats) Exit Questions Name three things/terms you learned today or that you were reminded about.

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