2 What is a noun?A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.
3 Proper NounsA proper noun names a particular person, place, or thing.A proper noun may have more than one word.A proper noun starts with a capital letterSome Sundays, we go to Casa Reynoso, my grandparents’ restaurant.
4 Common Nouns Common nouns names any person, place or thing. Common nouns do not start with a capital letter unless they begin a sentence.On Friday nights Anna’s mother would say the prayers that started the Sabbath. The family ate challah and chicken soup. The quilt was the tablecloth.
5 Singular & Plural Nouns A singular noun names one person, place or thing.A plural noun names more than one person, place or thing.catscatdogdressbutterflyStrategies for correcting fragments: add missing elements, combine fragments.dogsdressesbutterflies
6 Plural Nouns buses bus box lunch boxes wish lunches wishes To form most plural nouns, add s to the singular noun.If the singular noun ends in s, x, ch, or sh, add -es to the singular noun.busesbusboxlunchwishStrategies for correcting fragments: add missing elements, combine fragments.boxesluncheswishes
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8 Number 1Which word in dark print is a noun? Newborn kangaroos are smaller than your thumb.a. are b. smaller c. your d. thumbd.AnswerClick
9 Number 2Which common and proper nouns are written correctly? Choose the sentence.a. I had a Friend named Elizabeth sue. b. She lived in a tent on Forest Avenue. c. She flew to mexico in a hot-air Balloon. d. New york was too cold for her Pet Baboon.b.AnswerClick
10 Number 3Which noun is in the subject of this sentence? My favorite aunt wears hats with flowers and feathers.a. aunt b. hats c. flowers d. feathersa.AnswerClick
11 Number 4Which two words correctly complete this sentence? A silly ________ scared seven skinny ________.c.a. scarecrow … skunk b. scarecrows … skunk c. scarecrow … skunks d. scarecrows … skunkAnswerClick
12 Number 5In which group of words are both plural nouns spelled correctly?b.a. two brushs for bunnys b. big boxes full of pennies c. five tiny fairys in satin dresses d. buses on their way to beachsAnswerClick
13 Number 6Which two words correctly complete this sentence? Two _________ were walking a pair of pet _________.d.a. womens … goose b. womans … gooses c. woman … geeses d. women … geeseAnswerClick
14 Number 7Which two words correctly complete this sentence? You have fewer _________ than a shark but more ___________.a. tooths … feets b. tooth … foots c. teeth … feet d. teeths … footc.AnswerClick
15 Number 8Which word in dark type is written correctly? Choose the sentence.c.a. Mr. Ornery has three goose instead of a watchdog. b. They have no tooths, but they can nip. c. They can run fast on their webbed feet. d. They chase away the neighbors' childs.AnswerClick
16 Number 9 b. Which word is the common noun in this sentence? Did you see the bird fly?a. fly b. birdc. see d. theb.AnswerClick
17 Number 10Which word in bold type is NOT a noun? Miguel sometimes visits his aunt in Utah.a. Miguel b. Utah c. aunt d. sometimesd.AnswerClick
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