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
What are some examples of common nouns?
Which category do words like freedom, love, happiness belong to?
- Countable nouns
- Abstract nouns
- Uncountable nouns
- Concrete nouns
True or False: Proper nouns are capitalized.
Which word is a proper noun?
- Hayes Elementary School
- elementary school
Write a sentence using the month you were born in it.
Draw a dinosaur eating spaghetti with a fork and knife
What does every proper noun need?
Brain break: Draw a Fox riding a bicycle.
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!
What are some examples of action verbs?
Which action verb means to run very fast?
What action verb means to eat quickly?
Which action verb means to laugh loudly?
Can you think of a sentence that uses a action verb?
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