Noun Madness

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A noun is a word that names a: •person •place •thing •idea

Common Noun Hmmm------A noun that names any: •person •place •thing •idea

Proper Noun Happy Valley A noun that names Church Timmy a specific: •person Mr. Gatti’s Pizza •place •thing •idea Newton’s Theory of Gravity

Singular Noun A noun that names This job could be dangerous! one: •person •place •thing •idea

Plural Noun A noun that names more than one: •person •place •thing •idea

Collective Noun A noun that names a group of: •people •things

Possessive Noun A noun that showns ownership or possession.

Can you identify the type of noun in each of these sentences? Click the correct answer.

Bobby walked to the store late yesterday. What type of noun is store? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! Try again.

That is correct!

The committee met at noon. What type of noun is committee ? Proper noun Collective noun Common noun

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That is correct!

We went to North Carolina. What type of noun is North Carolina? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun

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That is correct!

Mr. Johnson carried in the heavy boxes. What type of noun is boxes? Proper noun Plural noun Common noun

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! Try again.

That is correct!

He read only one book last week. What type of noun is book ? Singular noun Plural noun Common noun

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! Try again.

That is correct!

Sherry’s book was very interesting. What type of noun is Sherry’s? Possessive noun Plural noun Collective noun

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! Try again.

That is correct!

The team has a game on Saturday. What type of noun is team? Proper noun Collective noun Plural noun

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! Try again.

That is correct!

Everyone liked Mr. France’s dog. What type of noun is Mr. France’s ? Proper noun Plural noun Possessive noun

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! Try again.

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! (but actually it could be proper).

That is correct!

Click on the proper noun(s) in this sentence. Everyone in Mrs. Gann’s bus was late for school on Monday.

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! The words, Mrs. Gann’s are possessive nouns. Try again.

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! The word school is a common noun. Try again.

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! The word Everyone is a collective noun. Try again.

That is incorrect! You have Noun Madness! The word bus is a common noun. Try again.

That is correct! Monday is the name of a specific noun.

You have survived Noun Madness! If you need more practice, try this again.


				
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