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Transcript of Nouns practice
1.Borneo is one of the largest islands in the world.
2. The zoo is a good place to learn about animals.
3. One of our neighbors has two dogs and a turtle.
4. Australia is sometimes called the land of parrots.
5. In winter, the sun sets earlier and days are shorter.
6. All planes have wings and a tail.
identifying concrete and abstract nouns
Read each sentence. then, write the nouns in each sentence and label each one concrete or abstract.
11. The eager students wanted to learn about their futures.
12. His story was written on lined paper.
13. Actors have active imaginations.
14. The carnival caused excitement throughout the school.
15. Some animals cannot live in a cold climate.
16. Many young people voted in the election.
Finding collective nouns
Read the pairs of nouns. Each pair includes one collective noun. Write the collective noun.
1. elephant, herd
2. student, class
3. employee, staff
4. team, player
5. coin, collection
6. Senate, Senator
7. panel, juror
8. soprano, choir
9. faculty, teacher
10. club, member
Read the sentences. Then list the count and non-count nouns.
11. We heard thunder before the storm began.
12. My little sister began to play hockey when she was ten years old.
13. All living things need oxygen.
14. There is too much furniture to fit into the room.
15. If you like to dance, you will love our neighborhood's block parties.
Read the sentence and the two word choices that follow it. Write the correct word that is a non-count noun.
1. The school is replacing the ______ in the media center. (copiers, equipment)
2. We will play _____ on the field on Saturday. (soccer, games)
3. Danica needs to get some_____ from the store. (bananas, fruit)
4. At her party, my sister served_____. (lemonade, sandwhiches)
5. Some _____ will be displayed at the art fair. (earrings, jewelry)
6. The museum has many pieces of fine_____.
Recognizing non-count nouns
Using non-count nouns
identifying count and non-count nouns
Read the sentences. Find and write the non-count noun. Then, write a sentence using that noun.
11. Arturo has been lifting weights to build his strength.
12. we re-use shopping bags to save paper.
13. Marissa needs to install new software on her computer.
14. My brother plays volleyball every week.
15. The table is covered with a layer of dust.
Identifying compound nouns
Read the sentences. Then, write the compound nouns, and draw a line between the words that make up each compound noun.
Example: We have a doghouse in the yard.
1. We built our campsite on the hilltop.
2. In high school we still study more science.
3. Wildflowers covered the countryside.
4. Always wear your seat belt when in a car.
5. Fireflies flickered in the moonlight.
6. Many children start day care at an early age.
Using common and proper nouns
Read the sentences. Then, rewrite them, replacing underlined words with proper nouns.
My class took a trip to the city last month.
My class took a trip to Topeka last April.
11. He pointed to an ocean on the classroom globe.
12. We saw a planet through the telescope.
13. Yesterday, I heard someone speaking a foreign language.
14. That store is my favorite store at the mall.
15. We went to the zoo.
16. When I started school, I met the teacher.
Read the sentences. Then, write the nouns in each sentence.
It's your turn. Think of as many nouns as possible! List them on your board.
It's your turn. Draw a line down the center of your board.
Use one side for concrete nouns and one side for abstract. List as many as you can.
Can you think of more collective nouns?
List as many as you can on your board.
Draw a line down your board. Use one side for count nouns and the other side for non-count. Can you think of any new nouns? List them in the correct column.
List as many compound nouns as you can.
Draw a line down the center of your board.
Label one side common and the other side proper.
For each common noun that you write, write an example with a proper noun.