Unit 9: Nouns. Nouns. A noun is a word that names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea. Persons : brother, judge, athlete, teacher, Places : neighborhood, country, county, city Things : book, shoe, flower, pencil Ideas : pride, skill, truth, democracy, success. Common and Proper Nouns.
**HINT**: To make a noun possessive, you always add an (‘s), UNLESS the noun is plural and ends in s, in which case you will add an (‘)