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Reading and Writing Rocks Yellow / Lesson 11: Nouns
A noun is a word that names a person
A noun is a word that names a place
A noun is a word that names a thing
A noun is a word that names an idea.
Names one of the following four items:
- 1. A PLACE
- 2. A Thing
- 3. A Person
- 4. An idea
- 1. person = boy
- 2. place = city
- 3. thing = sink
- 4. idea = democracy
|Types of nouns|
Common Noun: a noun that names any person, place or thing. It begins with a lower case letter.
Examples: snow, state, writer, teacher, month, man, heart
Proper nouns name particular persons, places or things. Each important word of a proper noun begins with a capital letter.
Examples: Halle Berry, George W. Bush, Ohio, September
Singular noun names one person, place, thing or idea.
Examples: cat, dog, shirt, freedom, school
Plural noun: names more than one person, place, thing or idea. You can make most nouns plural by adding "s" or "es" to the end of the words.
Examples: dogs, cats, horses, shirts, foxes, liberties