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Interjecti Noun

on Pronou
n

Prepositi
on Parts of Speech Verb

Adjectiv
Conjuncti e
on
Adverb
Is a word that
names a person, CONCRET
animal, place, a
thing, or an idea. ABSTRACT

PLURAL & SINGULAR

NOUNS
COMMON

Are the PROPER


subject of a
sentence COMPOUND NOUNS

COLLECTIVE NOUNS

POSSESSIVE NOUNS
Noun Abstract nouns:
name ideas,
Singular means only
one. s concepts, or emotions.
These nouns are
intangible, which
means you cannot
Plural means more than Concrete touch, see, hear,
one. nouns: name smell, or taste them
people, using your five senses.
places, or
Collective noun things that
names a group, you can
Acompound which is like a touch, see,
nounis a noun hear, smell,
collection of people Common nouns
made up of two or or taste
or things. name any person,
more words. Each place, thing, or idea.
word makes up part Proper They are not
of the meaning of nounsare the capitalized unless
the noun. names of they come at the
specific people, beginning of a
places, things, sentence.
Possessive nouns show
or ideas. Proper
ownership.
nouns should
always be
capitalized.
Plural
Nouns
Exceptions Examples
Words from taco tacos
foreign kimono kimonos
languages, aria arias
including
musical terms

Words that are Eskimo Eskimos


proper nouns Picasso Picassos

Words that are photo (photograph)


short forms of photos
longer words kilo (kilogram) kilos
memo (memorandum)
memos

Hint:If a musical chorus choruses


term or proper Jones Joneses
noun ends
Idea Emotion
Person Place Thing
love happine
man river dog
ss
Mrs. Paris book
intellige anger
Jones
nce
doctor mountai sports
justice excitem
ns car
ent
Maddie home Ferrari Compound nouns can be written three ways:
religion fear
Common Proper A single Two words Hyphenated
time wordsurprise
boy James
river MississippiR haircut rain self-
iver forest esteem
Two-word proper nouns can ice
toothpas also be classified as compound nouns.
brother-
Angkor
car Ford Remember that proper nouns name specific people, places, and things.
te cream in-law
Wat
doctor DoctorJeffer
son Atlantic
Ocean
town Rockledge
Eiffel
candy bar BabyRuth
Tower
family team choir jury committ herd pod
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Practice What You've Learned
Directions:
Click the boxes to indicate which
categories describe each word.
Rule Examples

Most nouns Addsto form the plural. cat cats


truck trucks
bug bugs

Nouns that end Addesto form the plural. bus buses


ins,sh,x,ch, orz For words that end inz, brush brushes
add an extrazbefore fox foxes
thees.Hint:It is too hard to beach beaches
pronounce the words quiz quizzes
without thee. Try it buss,
brushs, foxs... You sound
like a snake!

Nouns ending inforfe Some nouns ending roof roofs


inforfejust adds. safe safes
Sometimes it is necessary shelf shelves
to change thefto av. In wife wives
that case, always end the
word withes.Hint:Check a
dictionary if you are
unsure which rule a noun
follows.