2Nouns A Noun is a word used to NAME … PeoplePlacesThingsIdeasstudents, Ms. Clements, friends, adults.school, Buckhorn High, the park, Heaven.pencil, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes.justice, hunger, jealousy, religion.
3There is a noun to name every tiny difference in meaning, and it helps your ability to communicate, if you can choose the EXACT noun to convey your PRECISE meaning.
4Nouns Types of Nouns: Common Proper are ordinary objects that we see, smell, feel, touch, hear, taste, or sense in some way. Properare specific places, things, or people. They require a Capital Letter.
5Nouns Types of Nouns: Concrete Abstract names a person, place, thing that can be perceived by one or more of the senses.yogurt, fire, pencilAbstractused to name feelings, qualities or states of being.joy, love, self-control
6Nouns Types of Nouns: Collective Names a group of people, animals, or CompoundUses two or morewords together toname a person, place,thing, or idea.One word- checkbookSeparate- high schoolHyphenated- mother-in-lawCollectiveNames a group ofpeople, animals, orthings.Flock, cluster, jury
7Identify the following nouns: promisepillowgroupflagpoleTiger WoodskitchenguiltBuddhismcottonWashington Monumentpost officefamilyjack-in-the-boxballoonaudienceMs. Clements.
8SINGULAR means only ONE of something; PLURAL means more than one SINGULAR means only ONE of something; PLURAL means more than one. Most nouns form their plural by simply adding -s to the singular form BUT, watch out because some little trouble-makers insist on being different.
9PRONOUNSA Pronoun is a word which can take the place of one or more nouns.Neglecting to match the pronoun to its correct antecedent can lead to confusing results.A pronoun’s antecedent is the word that the pronoun takes the place of.
10PRONOUNS What is this sentence really saying? If your children do not like raw carrots, you should boil them for several minutes.What is this sentence really saying?
11Pronoun/AntecedentMario borrowed a car from Mr. Jones. He will return it tomorrow.Several of the students eat lunch because they love the lunchroom food.Pony Boy and Soda love pizza. They could eat it everyday.
12PERSONAL PRONOUNS First Person - is the person speaking Personal Pronouns - these pronouns refer to PERSONS and there are three classesFirst Person - is the person speakingExamples include: I, me, my, we, us, our
13PERSONAL PRONOUNS Second Person - is the person to whom you speak Examples include: you, yourThird Person - is the person being spoken aboutExamples include: he, she, they, them, him, her; or thing: it
14PERSONAL PRONOUNS I hope that you can help me with my homework. He said that they would meet us outside the theater.
15Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns A reflexive pronoun refers to the subject of a sentence and functions as a complement or as an object of preposition.Example: Jim Bob wrote a note to himself.An intensive pronoun emphasizes its antecedent.Example: Cattie herself wrote the school paper.
16Reflexive and Intensive First Person: Myself, OurselvesSecond Person: Yourself, YourselvesThird Person: Himself, Herself, Itself, Themselves
17Reflexive and Intensive Examples My little brother can tie his shoes by himself.Carlos himself will perform the song on American Idol.I will continue to commit myself to my homework.Have you ever climbed a mountain yourself?
18Types of PRONOUNSPossessive Pronouns - are those which indicate possession.Examples include: MY car, YOURhouse, OUR holiday, ITS kennel,THEIR decision
19Demonstrative Pronouns Demonstrative Pronouns - point out things or persons which are different (they DEMONSTRATE differences)SingularPluralthisthesethatthose
20Demonstrative Pronoun Examples This is my favorite Carrie Underwood song.The cookies I made today taste better than these.
21Interrogative Pronouns An interrogative pronoun introduces a question.WhatWhichWhoWhomWhose
22Interrogative Pronouns What is the answer to the question?Whose jacket is this?Which one is mine?
23Relative Pronouns A relative pronoun introduces a subordinate clause. That, Which, Who, Whom, WhoseSUBORDINATE (or dependent) CLAUSE does not express a complete thought and cannot stand by itself as a sentence.that we had collectedwhen he proofread the essay.
24Relative Pronouns The house that you saw is a historic landmark. Cher is the woman who is running for mayor.
25Indefinite PronounsAn indefinite pronoun refers to a person, a place, a thing, or an idea that may or may not be specifically named.All each other most one anotherAnother either much otherAny everybody neither severalAnybody everyone nobody someAnyone everything none somebodyAnything few no one someoneBoth many nothing somethingEach more one such
26Indefinite Pronouns I have packed everything I need for the trip. Has anyone seen my car keys?Most of the presents are for my cousin Caleb.
27GRAMMAR WORKBOOK RACEIn groups of two or three (on your own paper) do pages 5 and 6.First group done and all correct will win candy.