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Emily Wilkinson

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Transcript of Nouns

Emily Wilkinson
Taylor DeYoung
Olivia O'Brien
Lilly Isaacs
Hope Combs
Possessive nouns:

Compound nouns
By-Emily Wilkinson
Singular and Plural
A possevive noun is a personal noun used to show ownership or relationship.

A compound noun is made of two or more words used together as a single noun
Examle: Stop putting Hunter's

keys on my table!
Compound nouns could be written as a single word such as watermelon
or two or more seperate words such as great-aunt
Common Nouns- a general name of a person, place, thing, or idea (not usually capitalized)
NoUns and their jobs....
Kinds of nouns
Proper Nouns- the name of a particular person, place, thing, or idea (always capitalized)
why it matters in writing
Comound nouns are very descriptive they actully describe themselves.THey also help a writer create a clear picture.
A singular noun names one person,place,
thing,or idea

Concrete Nouns- names a thing that is seen, heard, smelled, touched, or tasted
Did you get that
Lets review
A Compund noun is a noun that is made up of two or more words put together to form a single noun
A singular noun names one person,place,thing,or idea.
A plural noun names more than one person,place,thing,or idea
A possessive noun shows ownership or relationship
A noun is is a word that names a person,place, or thing,or idea
Possessive nouns can help writers show even the most unusual relationships.
Why it matters in writing:
Abstract Nouns- they name ideas, feelings, qualities, or characteristics
The parts of a compund noun could be written as a single word such as watermellon or two or more seperate words such as sleeping bag or even a hyphenated word such as runner-up
Kinds of Nouns
It matters in writting, because some common nouns can be very specific.
Collective Nouns- a word that names things or people in a group
by, Taylor
common- leader forest mountain

proper- Sequoya Giant Forest Mountain Whiyney
Kinds of nouns
Common- forest mountain
Proper- Giant Forest Mountain Whitney
Collective- Herd, Army, Swarm, Flock
Abstract- Bravery, Beauty, Hope, Kindness
Concrete- Table, Fox, Tree, Bang, Cloud




By Hope, but Hope was not here to present her slide
A plural noun names more than one person,place,thing,or idea
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