Kinds of Nouns

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Nov 29, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Kinds of Nouns

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A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.




All nouns are either proper or common.



A proper noun names a particular person,
place, thing, or idea.


Always capitalize a proper noun.


If it consists of more than one word, only
capitalize the important words.


April


New York



A common noun names a general class of
person, place, thing, or idea.


Month


city

What are the common nouns and the proper
nouns in these sentences? Which should be
capitalized?

1.
A parade began the ohio horse show.

2.
Horses feel tension.

3.
A pony lost a shoe.

4.
His name was gremlin.

5.
Lynn held the reins.

6.
A smile hid her fear.

7.
Teams from utah competed.

Concrete and Abstract Nouns


All nouns are also either concrete or abstract.


Concrete nouns

refer to material things, to
people, or to places.


Abstract nouns

name ideas, feelings, or
qualities.


Nouns, therefore, have several classifications.
All nouns are either proper or common and
either concrete or abstract.

What are the concrete nouns and the
abstract nons in these sentences?


8. Where do you keep your horses?


9. Rain leaked through the roof of the stable.


10. Lynn told us her ideas for the new stalls.


11. Show horses must have the right spirit.


12. What day is the big race?


13. Jan shivered in anticipation.


14.Hopes are made of dreams.


15. The team will visit Kentucky next.

Write each noun. Label it common
or proper and concrete or abstract.


16. What is your idea of justice.


17. The statue of Liberty symbolizes freedom.


18. The colonists opposed taxation without
representation.


19. Did johm hancock sign the declaration of
independence.