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                               WHAT ARE NOUNS?



A noun is a word that names a
person, place, thing, or idea.





PERSON              PLACE                  THING                 IDEA
Bruce                    Oslo                   shoelace              fear
Doctor                   home                   map                  loyalty
Dr. Jim                  prison               cell phone         excitement

There are thousands of
nouns.  A noun adds flavor to a
sentence.  Many nouns can be seen, but
there are some nouns that you cannot see. 
Nouns you cannot see:
Pain   Faith  science   rules
EXERCISE:  Try and identify the nouns in the following
sentences.
1.    
The new law will
protect women.
2.    
Astronomy and
Physics are my sister’s favorite subjects.
3.    
The child’s
rudeness irritated her parents.
4.    
Silver-lined
clouds moved across the sky.

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