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Common Nouns, Proper Nouns, and Verbs

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Updated 3 months ago

1. Slide
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A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea Common nouns are words that name everyday things, like 'school' and 'book' Abstract nouns: Nouns that name an idea, emotion, or quality, such as "happiness", "honesty" or "love" Proper nouns are specific names, like 'Mrs. Spann' and 'Atlanta'
Types of Nouns
2. Poll
20 seconds
Which is a common noun?
  • Georgia
  • state
  • Kennesaw
3. Open question
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What are some examples of common nouns?
4. Poll
60 seconds
Which category do words like freedom, love, happiness belong to?
  • Countable nouns
  • Abstract nouns
  • Uncountable nouns
  • Concrete nouns
5. Poll
60 seconds
True or False: Proper nouns are capitalized.
  • True
  • False
  • True
  • False
6. Poll
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Which word is a proper noun?
  • school
  • Hayes Elementary School
  • elementary school
7. Open question
210 seconds
Write a sentence using the month you were born in it.
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw a dinosaur eating spaghetti with a fork and knife
9. Open question
210 seconds
What does every proper noun need?
10. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a Fox riding a bicycle.
11. Slide
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Action verbs are words that describe an action or movement. For example: run, jump, walk. Action verbs can also describe how someone feels. For example: laugh, cry, smile. Action verbs can help make your writing more descriptive. Use them to bring stories to life!
Action Verbs
12. Open question
300 seconds
What are some examples of action verbs?
13. Poll
60 seconds
Which action verb means to run very fast?
  • sprint
  • jump
  • crawl
  • walk
14. Poll
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What action verb means to eat quickly?
  • munch
  • bit
  • eat
  • devour
15. Poll
60 seconds
Which action verb means to laugh loudly?
  • whisper
  • giggle
  • sob
  • dance
16. Open question
300 seconds
Can you think of a sentence that uses a action verb?
17. Poll
60 seconds
Would you rather become a famous proper noun, possess the ability to transform into any action verb, or stay an anonymous common noun?
  • Become a famous proper noun
  • Possess the ability to transform into any action verb
  • Stay an anonymous common noun

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