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Concrete and Abstract Nouns By Naz K. and Vikram K. What is a concrete or abstract noun? Concrete Noun Abstract Noun • Names a thing that is • Names an idea, a tangible (can be seen, condition, or a feeling. touched, heard, • In other words, smelled, or tasted). something that can not • Concrete nouns are be eaten, seen, heard, either common or or smelled. proper. Examples of Concrete nouns • I petted the dog. • The monkey stole my little sister’s banana. • Asya ate my cookie! Examples of Abstract Nouns • James felt sadness because he lost his hamster. • Robin was overcome with happiness when her dad gave her the dog on Christmas. Practice Makes Perfect!!! Click on the concrete or abstract noun in each sentence. Concrete Nouns Abstract Nouns 1. The puppy was filled with 1. The swimmer has a lot of sadness when the dog stole his strength. bone. 2. Ben’s heart was filled with 2. My cat ate a rat for lunch. happiness when he saw his first 3. Many people are vegetarians, paycheck. which means they don’t eat animals. 3. The policewoman was given a trophy for courage. 4. I love to eat ice cream because it is very sweet. 4. If I had a million dollars, I’d get 5. The marching band played a song rid of all the poverty in the during the parade. world. 5. I feel hunger after I play basketball. Great work!!! Great Job! You finished the practice exercise! You have earned some free time. Play this game for more practice on concrete and abstract nouns. Have fun! Click here to play Concrete and Abstract Noun Hangman. Congrats! • You now have the power to know what a Concrete or Abstract noun is! • Hopefully we have taught you what you need to know. • We hope you enjoyed this presentation!
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