Powerpoint on Nouns

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Created by Colin Shea
A noun is a word
that names a:
•person
•place
•thing
•idea
Proper Noun
Happy Valley
A noun that names
Church
Timmy
a specific:
•person
Mr. Gatti’s Pizza
•place
•thing
•idea
Newton’s Theory of Gravity
Common Noun
A noun that names
any:
•person
•place
•thing
•idea
Proper and Common Nouns:
Name a specific:
•person
•place
•thing
•idea
Common
Proper
Table
Brisbane Bayside College
Desk
Australia
Girl
Queensland
Dog
Brisbane
Singular Noun
A
noun
that
names
This job could be dangerous!
one:
•person
•place
•thing
•idea
Plural Noun
A noun that names
more than one:
•person
•place
•thing
•idea
Collective Noun
A noun that names
a group of:
•people
•Things
•Eg, team, class,
committee
Possessive Noun
A noun that shows
ownership or
possession.
Kyle’s report card.
Collective
Nouns name a
group of people
or things:
Committee
Class
team
Possessive
Nouns shows
ownership or
possession:
Kyle’s book
Tina’s room
Jake’s ball
Can you identify
the type of noun
in each of these
sentences? Click
the correct answer.
Bobby walked to the
store late yesterday. What
type of noun is store?
Proper noun
Plural noun
Common noun
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The committee met at
noon. What type of noun
is committee ?
Proper noun
Collective noun
Common noun
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We went to North
Carolina. What type of
noun is North Carolina?
Proper noun
Plural noun
Common noun
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Mr. Johnson carried in
the heavy boxes. What
type of noun is boxes?
Proper noun
Plural noun
Common noun
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He read only one book
last week. What type of
noun is book ?
Singular noun
Plural noun
Common noun
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Sherry’s book was very
interesting. What type of
noun is Sherry’s?
Possessive noun
Plural noun
Collective noun
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The team has a game on
Saturday. What type of
noun is team?
Proper noun
Collective noun
Plural noun
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Everyone liked Mr.
France’s dog. What type
of noun is Mr. France’s ?
Proper noun
Plural noun
Possessive noun
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(but actually it could be
proper).
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Click on the proper
noun(s) in this sentence.
Everyone in Mrs. Gann’s
bus was late for school on
Monday.
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have Noun Madness!
The words, Mrs. Gann’s
are possessive nouns.
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The word school is a
common noun. Try again.
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word Everyone is a
collective noun. Try
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word bus is a common
noun. Try again.
That is correct! Monday
is the name of a specific
noun.
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