Nouns - common and proper.pdf (englishforeveryone.org)

Nouns common and proper

alt : Nouns - common and proper.pdf englishforeveryone.org Name________________ Date________________ NNoouunnss –– PPrrooppeerr aanndd CCoommmmoonn •• A proper noun is a noun that represents a unique entity (James Edwards, England, The University of North Carolina). Proper nouns are usually capitalized. •• A common noun is a noun that represents a class of things. EExxaammppllee:: Maria has a cat named Boo Kitty. In this example, “Maria” and “Boo Kitty” are proper nouns because they represent a unique entity. There is only one Maria, and only one Boo Kitty being referenced. Cat is a common noun because it represents a class of animal. There are thousands of cats in the world. DDiirreeccttiioonnss:: Circle the proper nouns in the box below. Elephant India Jazz Baseball New York Dr. Williams Home School The Olympics Tennis DDiirreeccttiioonnss:: Underline the proper nouns and circle the common nouns in the following sentences. 11)) The house is in Africa. 22)) The Ford truck is missing one door. 33)) I am from Belize. 44)) Jaime lives at 108 Spring St. 55)) Monaco is an expensive city. 66)) The Bulls won the game last night. 77)) Basketball is so fun. 88)) “Mrs. Peach needed to know my phone number,” said Juan. 99)) Alamance Community College is a nice school. 1100)) Birds are my favorite animals. DDiirreeccttiioonnss:: Use the proper nouns in the box below to make two sentences. Mt. McKinley Old River China Mr. Anderson Thomas Colorado Jupiter Nike 11)) _____________________________________________________________________ 22)) _____________________________________________________________________ DDiirreeccttiioonnss:: Now make your one sentences using proper and common nouns. 11)) _____________________________________________________________________ 22)) _____________________________________________________________________ To download the pdf, simply point your cursor to the pdf above: 1) wait for the download button to show up at the top. OR 2) right click your mouse, then click "save as".