2 Start by Doing the Following Things: Take out a piece of paperDraw a big box on itDraw a horizontal line across the middle of the boxPut a Label Above the Box Titled “Nouns”Label the top half, “Things I Know”Label the bottom half, “Things I Learned”Fill out the top ½ of the box
3 person, place, thing, or idea Definition of a Noun?person, place, thing, or idea
4 Don’t worry, they’re easy! There are sixdifferenttypesof nouns!Noooo!!!CompoundCommonProperConcreteAbstractDon’t worry, they’re easy!Collective
5 What is the difference, kids? Let’s Start with…Common & Proper Nouns.What is the difference, kids?
6 That’s right. A common noun names anything that is not specific That’s right! A common noun names anything that is not specific. Therefore, it does not have a capital letter.And a proper noun is something specific, so it does require a capital letter!
7 EXAMPLES EXAMPLES OF COMMON: EXAMPLES OF PROPER: Grand Cannon cell phonecompassionsquirrelmovieflagEXAMPLES OF PROPER:Grand CannonBeethovenSperry’sTimnPacific Ocean
8 Now let’s discuss concrete & abstract nouns! What are they?
9 Can be perceived by one or more of the senses Examples:popcorntreestudentfootballConcrete Noun:Can be perceived by one or more of the sensesExamples:lovehumorprideconfidenceAbstract Noun:An idea, feeling, quality, or characteristic
10 See if you can find concrete & abstract nouns in these pictures!
11 Examples? Next is Compound Nouns. This is really too easy… Definition? A noun made up of 2 or more words put together as a single nounExamples?
13 Def: A word that names a group Collective Nouns“What is a collective noun?”Def: A word that names a groupaudiencefamilyteamcommitteeflockExamples?
14 Collective Nouns “Is cats a collective noun?” Why or why not? “What’s the difference b/t a collective noun & a plural noun?”
15 Now let’s see if you know what you’re talking about… Identify the nouns in each sentence and classify as: common or proper,concrete or abstract,& if it’s collectiveNow let’s see if you know what you’re talking about…Each day huge crowds visit the Lincoln Memorial, which is in Washington, D.C.The memorial is in a beautiful setting not far from two other presidential monuments and the capitol.
16 3. Between the memorial and the Washington Monument are two long, shallow pools. 4. The Lincoln Memorial was designed by a noted architect of the time, Henry Bacon.5. The memorial is styled to look like a Greek temple and has 36 columns, one for each state in the union at the time of the death of Lincoln.
17 Finish by Doing the Following Things: Take out the box you made at thebeginning of class2. Fill out the bottom half about what youlearned and now know about nouns