Nouns

Reference material detailing the different kinds of nouns and their application, gender and the concept of singular and plural nouns …[read more]

Nouns : 007 Plural Nouns

This printed activity offers pupils the opportunity to apply the rules as detailed in Nouns : 005. It begins by re-iterating the spelling rules for referral purposes and continues with three exercises in which pupils are requires to make given nouns plural an utilise them in context. …[read more]

Nouns 006 : Irregular plurals

This list of irregular nouns groups nouns whose plurals are formed in similar ways into categories. It is by no means exhaustive but it is sufficient to provide a good reference point for plurals that refuse to follow any of the rules. …[read more]

Nouns : 005 Making Nouns Plural

This activity by Brian Caruthers Considers the various ways in which -s or -es is added to a singular noun to make it plural and the circumstances under each occurs. It also looks at special cases where a noun might end in …[read more]

Nouns : 004 Collective Nouns

Objective : to understand that a collective noun is a single hour for a group of people, objects or animals and to recognise collective nouns in context. A printable activity …[read more]

Nouns : 003 Proper Nouns

Students are asked to recognise and use proper hours in context an to understand the use of capital letters to demarcate proper nouns. …[read more]

Nouns : 002 Common Nouns

Activity 002 Common Nouns

Objective : To understand the term ‘nouns’, to understand the function of a noun and to recognise common nouns in context.

This printable activity asks pupils to identify nouns and to place them in a suitable context.

As an extension activity pipils could be asked to select a given number of nouns from the word search exercise and to weave them into a coherent, narrative paragraph.

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Nouns: Skills Development 001

Activity 001 : Common Nouns Objective: to understand the terminology “noun” and to recognise that the names of all the everyday objects around us are nouns. This printable activity requires pupils to imagine that they are in a familiar location other than their classroom and list common objects that they might encounter whilst there. This printable activity requires pupils to imagine that they are in a familiar location other than their classroom and list common objects that they might encounter whilst there. …[read more]

What Are Nouns?

This excellent resource from Manchester University provides and entertaining and instructional introduction to the subject of nouns. Common, proper, collective and abstract nouns are touched upon as is the topic of singular and plural within the count and non-count nouns section …[read more]