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GRAMMAR:

Nouns and Adjectives


Miss Far-roo-jee-ah
Learning Intention: In this lesson, we will learn how to
identify and correctly use nouns and adjectives.

Success Criteria:
● We will be able to identify and use various nouns in
sentences.
● We will be able to identify and use adjectives in
sentences.
1. YOUR READING 2. YOUR
LOG GLOSSARY
● Draw the following table ● Draw the following
on the last page of your table on the third last
book. page of your book

Date: Book: Page number: Glossary Definition: Example:


term:
5/2/19 Beartown 293
Noun ... ...
WHAT IS A NOUN?

Think-pair-share.
A NOUN IS… (WRITE IN GLOSSARY IN BACK OF BOOK)
1. Definition: A noun is a naming word of a person, place or a thing. There are four
different kinds: common, proper, abstract and concrete nouns.

2. Give three of your own examples for each:


● Common nouns are general things. Eg. cat, teacher, hat
● Proper nouns are specific people, places and things. Eg. Wodonga, Miss
Farrugia, Harry Potter
● Concrete nouns are things we can see/touch. Eg. rock, tree, drink bottle
● Abstract nouns are things we can’t see/touch. Eg. love, freedom, truth
LIST AS
MANY
NOUNS AS
YOU CAN IN
THIS
PICTURE.
EG. BALL.
Options-

1. Work by
yourself
Worksheet. 2. Work with a
partner (whisper
voices).
3. Work with the
WHAT IS AN ADJECTIVE?

Think-pair-share.
AN ADJECTIVE IS… (WRITE IN GLOSSARY)
1. Definition: An adjective is a describing word that adds more
information to a noun. Adjectives can be categorised in the following
ways:
● Quantity- how much or many. Eg. two, first, twenty
● Opinion- gives personal opinion. Eg. funny, naughty
● Factual- adds information that is true. Eg. square, black, narrow
● Comparing- compares two or more. Eg. smaller, saddest
● Classifying- puts in a group or category. Eg. Australian flag, Cotton
sheets

2. Give three of your own examples. Eg. tall, beautiful and clever Miss
Farrugia.
Special Adjectives:
Possessive Adjectives- answers the question ‘who owns the noun?’

Eg. My pencil case, your bag, his/her pencil, its legs, our house and their home.

Article Adjectives- answers the question ‘which one?’

Eg. A cat, an apple and the chair.

Pointer Adjectives- points out a specific thing

Eg. This table, that boy, these books, those textas.


LIST AS MANY
ADJECTIVES AS
YOU CAN FOR
AN ANIMAL.
EG. HUMONGOUS, GENTLE,
WRINKLY.
***See if we can guess
Worksheet
1. Circle the nouns
2. Add adjectives
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Half class optimistic Half class pessimistic


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