Study Guide Nouns Test Nouns *A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea. - Be able to identify nouns in a sentence. (p.360) Examples: She began her career as a teacher. Her kindness touched the lives of countless men, women, and children. Common and Proper Nouns/Capitalize Proper Nouns *A proper noun names a particular person, place, thing, or idea and begins with a capital letter. A common noun names any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas. It usually is not capitalized.(p.324) -Know the difference between common and proper nouns. Examples: Common Nouns Proper Nouns woman Krystal Billings teacher Mrs. Pinner city Knoxville newspaper Commercial Appeal Singular and Plural Nouns and Possessive Nouns *Review rules 23h (1-9). (pgs. 621-623) These notes should also be copied in your English folder. -Be able to form the plural of nouns. -Be able to form the possessive case of a noun or pronoun. (p.598-601) Examples: Singular Singular Possessive Plural Plural Possessive lion lion’s lions lions’ bike bike’s bikes bikes’ tale tale’s tales tales’ dress dress’s dresses dresses’ pansy pansy’s pansies pansies’ bus bus’s buses buses’ Use your folder and book to study. You have examples in your folder of exercises we did together in class. You could also use any handouts you have in your folder to study. Use the examples on this study guide.