|A noun is a person, place, thing, or an idea. Every sentence has a noun.
A noun is a word that tells who or what did the action or was acted upon in the sentence.
Kinds of Nouns:
Common Noun: A common noun names any person or place.
Proper Noun: A proper noun names a specific or a particular person or place. Proper nouns start with capital letters.
Singular Noun: A singular noun names one person, place or thing and a plural noun names more than one.
Collective Noun: When a noun stands for a group or collection of persons or things taken as one whole, it is called a collective noun.
Possessive Noun: A possessive noun names who or what owns something.
Abstract Noun: An abstract noun is the name of something that one cannot see or touch but can think of and talk about.
Directions: Answer the following questions. Write at least four examples for each of the noun types described above. As a homework, read a book and find examples of each type of noun described above.