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					Grammar Games Round II


  Nouns
Rule #1
 A NOUN is a word that names a
  person, place, thing, or idea.

 Examples:
brother      doctor       Nicholas
Mrs. Vacante love         office
Rule #2
 A place is a noun.

 Examples:
school      bedroom    Livonia
Canada      field      work
Rule #3
 A thing is a noun.

 Examples
desk          mirror        lightning
trophy        table    Statue of Liberty
Rule #4
 An idea is a noun.

 Examples:
freedom        truth       kindness
courage        integrity   love
Rule #5
 Common noun = unspecific, general

 Examples:
girl    state    actor    car
park    cousin   lawyer   teacher
Rule #6
 Proper Nouns = specific, not general

 Examples:
Susan        Michigan    Johnny Depp
Cadillac CTS Desert Breeze Park
New York     White House
Rule #7
 Compound Nouns – a noun that is
  made up of more than one word.

 Examples:
fire engine commander-in-chief
toothbrush  dishwasher     campfire
soap opera  jack-of-all-trades
Congratulations! You have
 completed a mini-lesson on
  nouns and will now begin
  your competition: Team 2
  will start this week! Good
     luck to all teams!!!!!!

				
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