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Learning & understanding the difference in common, proper, concrete, & abstract nouns!
A noun is the part of speech used to describe a person, place, thing, quality, or action.The types of nouns we are going to look at are: common vs. proper and concrete vs. abstract
Common vs. Proper NounsCommon Nounscoffee shopjeanscountryteacherschool
Proper NounsStarbucksLevisAmericaMrs. JohnsonE.T. Booth Middle School
Common noun = names a general item; does not require capitalizationProper noun = names specific item; requires capitalization*Exception* = remember common nouns can be capitalized at the beginning of a sentence!
I have a friendly dog named Jake.Common noun = dog Proper noun = JakeWe visited the country of Italy.Common noun = country Proper noun = Italy* Identify the ONE common noun that DESCRIBES the proper noun!!
Concrete or Abstract??A concrete noun is a noun that describes a material or tangible object. This is something you can physically touch.
An abstract noun is a noun that describes an intangible concept such as love or envy. These are nouns that you can not physically touch.
CoNcReTe vs. AbStRaCtConcrete Nounscattrainpencilbookpaper
Examples*Find the concrete and abstract nouns!Concrete1. When they take the dog to the beach, it spends hours chasing waves. =When they take the dog to the beach, it spends hours chasing waves.Abstract1. She looked back at her childhood with humor.= She looked back at her childhood with humor.
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