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Nouns Definition- a person, place, thing or idea
Examples: girl, Mrs. Hooks, desk, puppy
Types of Nouns Common Proper Abstract Collective Plural Possessive
Examples: city, state, place, school, computer
Common Nouns A common noun names a general person, place, or thing-Do NOT capitalize Examples: city, state, place, school, computer
A proper noun names a SPECIFIC person, place, or thing CAPITALIZE
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
Always capitalize the following:
Days, months, holidays, Titles of peoples(Mr. Dr. Capt. Rev.) Specific relatives (Aunt Betty, Grandpa Joe) Never capitalize-SEASONS
A plural noun names more than one person, place, or thing.
Plural Nouns A plural noun names more than one person, place, or thing.
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
Rules for plural words If a word ends in f, change the f to v and add es. Shelf=shelves
Singular Nouns Names 1 person, place, or thing
Possessive Nouns A possessive noun shows ownership or relationship.
Add ‘s to singular words Examples: woman’s, man’s, Suzy’s, boy’s
Singular or Plural Possessive
Singular possessive add ‘s Ex: dog’s, girl’s, Mr. Brown’s Plural possessive add s’ Dogs’, girls’, IF the word ends in s, add ‘s
A noun that you can see and touch Examples: bird, Boston, book
Concrete Nouns A noun that you can see and touch Examples: bird, Boston, book
Collective Nouns A collective noun names a group of people or things.
Examples: club, , herd, orchestra, army, flock, gang
Abstract Nouns An abstract noun names an idea or quality.
Examples: strength, beauty, happiness, love, peace
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