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Types of Nouns: Common & Proper Nouns
Common Nouns Common Nouns are any person, place, or thing. Common nouns are not capitalized. – The city – A policeman – That newspaper
Proper Nouns Proper Nouns are the name of a special person, place, or thing. Proper nouns are capitalized. – Dallas – Officer Walker – New York Times
Plural and Singular Nouns
Plural Nouns A plural form of a noun names more than one. It usually ends with s or es.
Write P if the noun below is plural. Write S if the noun below is singular. Change the singular nouns to plural nouns. 1.houses 2.baby 3.church 4.tables 5.books 6.bus
Add es to make nouns plural that end with: s – buses x – taxes ch – benches sh – dishes
Plural rule for when a word ends in “y” lady If there is a consonant before the “y”, drop the y and add “ies”. – ladies – Fries – Puppies Monkey If there is a vowel before the “y”, just add “s”. monkeys, chimneys, keys
Some nouns that end in f or fe change to ves when made plural: calf – calves knife – knives
Some nouns that end in o change to es when made plural. Some change to s: kangaroo – kangaroos potato – potatoes
Some nouns become a new word when made plural: man – men goose – geese
Can you make these nouns plural? 1.half 2.foot 3.piano 4.spy 5.brush
Can you make these nouns plural? 1.mouse 2.memo 3.shelf 4.leaf 5.child
Concrete & Abstract Nouns Concrete Nouns: Can be perceived by at least one of the five senses (sight, hearing, smell, touch, taste). EX: Chair, John Abstract Nouns: Cannot be perceived by any of the five senses. They are usually emotions, ideals, or concepts. EX: Freedom, love, sadness.
What is a concrete or abstract noun? Concrete Noun Names a thing that is tangible—5 senses they can be (seen, touched, heard, smelled, or tasted). Concrete nouns are either common or proper. Abstract Noun NAbstract Noun Names an idea, a condition, or a feeling. In other words, They Do Not uses your 5 senses. something that can not be eaten, seen, heard, or smelled.
Examples of Concrete nouns dog monkey banana cookie dishes I petted the dog. The monkey stole my little sister’s banana. Asya ate my cookie!
Examples of Abstract Nouns sadness happiness excitement energy James felt sadness because he lost his hamster. Robin was overcome with happiness when her dad gave her the dog on Christmas.
Practice Makes Perfect!!! Concrete Nouns 1.The puppy was filled with sadness when the dog stole his bone.puppy sadnessstole 2.My cat ate a rat for lunch.catfor 3.Many people are vegetarians, which means they don’t eat animals.areeat animals 4.I love to eat ice cream because it is very sweet.loveicesweet 5.The marching band played a song during the parade.bandplayedduring Abstract Nouns 1.The swimmer has a lot of strength.swimmer strength 2.Ben’s heart was filled with happiness when he saw his first paycheck.heart happiness paycheck 3.The policewoman was given a trophy for courage.policewomancourage 4.If I had a million dollars, I’d get rid of all the poverty in the world.dollarspoverty world 5.I feel hunger after I play basketball.hunger basketball Circle all the abstract nouns in each sentence.