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The Eight Parts of Speech. Nouns. What is a Noun? . A noun is the name of a person, place, or thing Nouns name both living and nonliving things 2 Kinds of Nouns: Concrete and Abstract Concrete Nouns: you can see and touch them Examples: elephant, desk, pencil

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The eight parts of speech

The Eight Parts of Speech

Nouns


What is a noun

What is a Noun?

  • A noun is the name of a person, place, or thing

  • Nouns name both living and nonliving things

  • 2 Kinds of Nouns: Concrete and Abstract

  • Concrete Nouns: you can see and touch them

    Examples: elephant, desk, pencil

  • Abstract Nouns: you cannot see or touch them

    Examples: strength, courage, justice


Nouns

Nouns


More fun with nouns

More Fun with Nouns

  • My favorite sprinter is Carl Lewis.

  • Nouns: sprinter, Carl Lewis

  • Edward runs the hurdles.

  • Nouns: Edward, hurdles

  • Meets includes many different events.

  • Nouns: meets, events

  • First, the runners wait for the signal to start.

  • Nouns: runners, signal

  • They place their feet in starting blocks.

  • Nouns: feet, blocks

  • A loud bang signals the start of the race.

  • Nouns: bang, start, race

  • All runners race toward the finish line.

  • Nouns: runners, finish line


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More Fun with Nouns

  • Ten barriers stand along the track.

  • Nouns: barriers, track

  • Runners jump high over the hurdles.

  • Nouns: runners, hurdles

  • Speed, flexibility, and coordination are important for success.

  • Nouns: speed, flexibility, coordination, success

  • Hurdles are more complicated than the sprints.

  • Nouns: hurdles and sprints

  • The dashes are short races.

  • Nouns: dashes, races

  • Each racer uses a different strategy.

  • Nouns: racer, strategy

  • Bursts of speed are combined with periods of coasting.

  • Nouns: bursts, speed, periods, coasting


Compound nouns

Compound Nouns

  • Some nouns are made up of two or more words.

  • Compound Noun: a noun made by joining two or more words

  • Examples of Compound Nouns:

    drumstick

    bookworm

    boot camp

    housecoat

    Compound nouns can be:

    Single Words

    Hyphenated Words

    Separate Words


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Compound Nouns


Fun with compound nouns

Fun with Compound Nouns

  • The race’s endpoint was the Brooklyn Bridge.

  • Compound Nouns: endpoint, Brooklyn Bridge

  • My sister-in-law wrote a short story about jogging.

  • Compound Nouns: sister-in-law, short story

  • I hope to follow in her footsteps as a road runner.

  • Compound Nouns: footsteps, road runner

  • Her backpack holds a wristwatch and her running shoes.

  • Compound Nouns: backpack, wristwatch, running shoes

  • Her mailbox is always full of running newsletters.

  • Compound Nouns: mailbox, newsletters

  • The doorbell rings when fellow runners stop by.

  • Compound Nouns: doorbell


Common and proper nouns

Common and Proper Nouns

  • Nouns are can be categorized as Common or Proper Nouns

  • Common Noun: noun that names a general person, place, or thing; they are NOT capitalized

  • Proper Noun: a noun which names a specific person, place, or thing; they ARE capitalized


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Common and Proper Nouns


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Common and Proper Nouns

Common or Proper Nouns?

  • runner

  • university

  • Nile River

  • France

  • state

  • Chicago Bears

  • Conrady Junior High School

  • judge

  • water

  • Olympics


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