|A noun is a person, place, thing, or an idea. Every sentence has a noun.|
Person: boy, Jacob, etc.
Place: library, mall, city, Detroit, etc.
Thing: table, door, television, lamp, etc.
A noun is a word that tells who or what did the action or was acted upon in the sentence.
A common noun names any person or place.
A proper noun names a specific or particular person or place. Proper nouns start with capital letters.
A singular noun names one person, place or thing and a plural noun names more than one.
A possessive noun names who or what owns something.
Directions: Read the following sentences and identify the nouns in them. On a sheet of paper, write each noun and its type (common/proper, singular/plural, etc.). Write at least five more examples for each type of noun (common/proper, singular/plural) and use them in sentences.