A noun names a person, place, or thing. It can also express an idea.
These words are common nouns .
A proper noun names a particular person, place, or thing
person: girl, boy, friend
place: town, school, library
thing: car, desk, coat
idea: love, joy, peace
and always begins with a capital letter.
A collective noun names a group of people or things.
person: Mary, John, Mr. Green
place: New York, Yellowstone Park,
thing: Ninth Symphony, Whistler's Mother
family, audience, team, herd
Learn a song about nouns .
Noun Crossword Puzzle
Noun Game at Quia
Grammar Mania! Game
By Creative Teaching Associates
Games have always been considered more fun than actual 'book work', so why not take advantage of your children's interests and inclinations? This colorful board game will help ESL and English language students to learn basic English grammar, such as Adjectives, Adverbs, Subject-Verb-Agreement, Gerunds, Infinitives, verbs, Prepositions and more. For 2 to 6 players, grades 6 & up, play only stops when you agree to--whether a time limit or an amount of points gathered--with the goal being to collect as many points as possible by answering questions correctly.
6 Game Pieces Game Board Chance Cards Answer and Sentence Booklets Instructions/Reference list Irregular Verb Answer Key
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