Common and Proper Nouns A common noun names a person, place, thing, or idea. A proper noun names a particular person, place, things, or idea and begins with a capital letter.
Common Nouns Proper Nouns book pencil house cat Statue of Liberty President Obama The White House Golden Gate Bridge
Write common if the underlined word in each sentence is a common noun. Write proper if it is a proper noun. Title your paper Common and Proper Nouns and do 1-6. 1. Morgan Boulevard is a busy street. 2. We went on vacation to Oregon last year. 3. Did you see Kevin at the party? 4. Laura and Emily sang a song at the town meeting. 5. The car stopped quickly. 6. Volunteers for 4-H clubs donate time and money.
For number 7-8 under Common and Proper Nouns, write one sentence using two common nouns and one proper noun.
Singular and Plural Nouns A singular noun names only one person, place, thing, or idea. A plural noun names more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
Plural Nouns Add s to most singular nouns to make them plural. pencils books vegetables basketballscars
Plural Nouns Add es to a singular noun that ends in s, x, ch, and sh, foxes dishes glasses sandwiches brushes
Plural Nouns If the noun ends in a vowel and a y, add s. keys highways toys monkeys boys
Plural Nouns If a noun ends in a consonant and a y, change the y to an i and add es puppy ies puppies lady ies ladies bunny ies bunnies
Is each noun Singular or Plural? foot gardens father names years tree country world medicine plants scientists neighborhood goose sandwiches half tools
On the back of the same sheet, title your paper Singular and Plural Nouns. Then whether the underlined nouns are singular or plural for numbers 1-7? 1. You can have half of my pizza. 2. Please put all of the bottles outside. 3. Mom bought a loaf of bread. 4. The blueberries stained my shirt. 5. I will cut the apple into halves. 6. Did you see the baby fox ? 7. My neighbor's dog just had puppies.
Some plurals do not follow the rules. Adding an s, es, or ies to the singular form of the noun does not make it plural. child children foot feet tooth teeth goose geeseshelf shelves
On the same sheet write the plural form of the following words. 8. goose 10. sheep 12. foot 14. supply 9. shelf 11. monkey 13. leaf 15. copy