Common and Proper Nouns and Abbreviations

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                      Lesson 11 ~~~ Common and Proper Nouns ~~~ Abbreviations

PART 1
DIRECTIONS: Match the correct word with its definition by putting the letter in front
of the definition in the blank: [possible 3 points]

1. _____ common noun                      a. a shortened form of a word; stands for a whole word

2. _____ abbreviation                     b. names any person, place, or thing

3. _____ proper noun                      c. names a particular person, place, or thing

PART 2
DIRECTIONS: Draw one line under each common noun and
two lines under each proper noun: [possible 10 points]

1. The workers used a bulldozer to tear down the old building on Aydell Lane. (4 points)

2. Mr. Jack will make sure all the trash is put in the truck. (3 points)

3. The company that will build the new home is called Everlasting. (3 points)

PART 3
DIRECTIONS: Underline the correct abbreviation in the following group of words:
[possible 3 points]

1. Abby’s Travel Co.

2. Marvin Hogan Jr.

3. P. O. Box 246

PART 3
DIRECTIONS: Use an abbreviation in place of each underlined word. Write the
abbreviation on the line provided: [possible 4 points]

1. Doctor John Henry __________

2. January 12, 1961 ____________

3. Post Office Box 135 _________

4. John Henry Junior ___________

				
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