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1 Definition- a person, place, thing or idea Examples: girl, Mrs. Hooks, desk, puppy

2 Types of Nouns Common Proper Abstract Collective Plural Possessive Concrete

3 A common noun names a general person, place, or thing-Do NOT capitalize Examples: city, state, place, school, computer

4 Proper Nouns A proper noun names a SPECIFIC person, place, or thing CAPITALIZE Examples: Brunswick, Florida, Summer Waves, Glynn Middle School, Harry Potter, Mrs. Jones

5 Always capitalize the following: Days, months, holidays, Titles of peoples(Mr. Dr. Capt. Rev.) Specific relatives (Aunt Betty, Grandpa Joe) Never capitalize-SEASONS

6 A plural noun names more than one person, place, or thing.

7 Rules for plural nouns Add s to most words Add es to words that end in ch, sh,s,z, or x Change y to i and add es if the word does Not have a vowel before the y=city

8 Rules for plural words If a word ends in f, change the f to v and add es. Shelf=shelves

9 Singular Nouns Names 1 person, place, or thing

10 Possessive Nouns A possessive noun shows ownership or relationship. Add s to singular words Examples: womans, mans, Suzys, boys

11 Singular or Plural Possessive Singular possessive add s Ex: dogs, girls, Mr. Browns Plural possessive add s Dogs, girls, IF the word ends in s, add s

12 A noun that you can see and touch Examples: bird, Boston, book

13 Collective Nouns A collective noun names a group of people or things. Examples: club,, herd, orchestra, army, flock, gang

14 An abstract noun names an idea or quality. Examples: strength, beauty, happiness, love, peace


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