Skills Development

Nouns

Nouns Worksheets

A comprehensive list of all the printable activities hosted on this site relating to nouns, in order of progression.

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 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.

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.  

Activity 003 : Proper Nouns : Objective: to recognise and use proper hours in Context an to understand the use of capital letters to demarcate proper nouns and that a proper noun ALWAYS begins with a capital letter even when it is in the middle of a sentence. Pupils are offered the opportunity to recognise proper nouns in context, to create a list pf proper nouns based on their own experiences and to place capital letters into a given paragraph in the appropriate places – either for the beginnings of sentences or for proper nouns.

Activity 004: Collective Nouns  Objective : to understand that a collective noun is a single noun for a group of people, objects or animals and to recognise collective nouns in context. This activity provides pupils with an opportunity to broaden their knowledge of collective nouns and to practise placing selected nouns in context. It also reinforces the idea that the collective noun is a single name a variety of disparate nouns that can be regarded as one entity.

Activity 005 : Spelling rules for pluralisation of nouns : Objective : to understand the way in which the  of a noun changes when it is made plural depending upon the circumstances surrounding the way in which it’s ending is spelt. 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 a variety of easy or change completely.