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Noun

The simplest definition of a noun is a thing and nouns are the basic building blocks of sentences. These things can represent a person, animal, place, idea, emotion – almost any thing. A noun is a part of speech, and parts of speech simply refer to types of words. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for… Read More »

Classifying Noun

You have now learned about abstract vs. concrete, common vs. proper, and singular vs. plural nouns, as well as compound, collective, and possessive nouns. Most nouns fit into more than one category. This lesson is a review of everything you have learned. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive… Read More »

Possessive Nouns. Definition, Examples and Exercise

Definition: Possessive nouns show ownership. Possessive comes from the same root as possession, something you own. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive Nouns Collective Nouns Irregular Plural Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns Common and Proper Noun Common Proper Noun Worksheet Singular Possessives Add ‘s to singular words to… Read More »

Collective Nouns. Definition, Examples and Exercise

Definition: Collective comes from the same root as collection. A collective noun names a group, which is like a collection of people or things. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive Nouns Collective Nouns Irregular Plural Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns Common and Proper Noun Common Proper Noun Worksheet… Read More »

Irregular Plural Nouns. Definition, examples and Exercise.

Irregular nouns form plurals in unusual ways. Dictionaries will give you the plural spelling if it is irregular. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive Nouns Collective Nouns Irregular Plural Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns Common and Proper Noun Common Proper Noun Worksheet One person   =>   two people One… Read More »

Singular and Plural Nouns Rules Words Examples

Definition: Singular means only one. Plural means more than one. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive Nouns Collective Nouns Irregular Plural Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns Common and Proper Noun Common Proper Noun Worksheet In order to make a noun plural, it is usually only necessary to add… Read More »

Common and Proper Noun? Definition, Examples and Exercise

Definition: Common nouns name any person, place, thing, or idea. They are not capitalized unless they come at the beginning of a sentence. Proper nouns are the names of specific people, places, things, or ideas. Proper nouns should always be capitalized. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive Nouns… Read More »

What is a Noun?

Definition of Noun: A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing or idea. What is a Noun? What is a Noun for Kids? Types of Nouns Classifying Noun Possessive Nouns Collective Nouns Irregular Plural Nouns Singular and Plural Nouns Common and Proper Noun Common Proper Noun Worksheet Concrete nouns name people, places, or things that… Read More »