We are beginning the 3rd quarter focusing on grammar. We will introduce other topics as the quarter progresses.
Grammar is the study of the way words are used to make sentences. Our class will focus on the eight parts of speech.
NOUN: A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea. We will be learning and dissecting ten different types of nouns.
The 10 noun types will be interacting with include the following list:
1: Common nouns
2: Proper nouns
3: Material nouns
4: Compound nouns
6: Abstract nouns
7: Concrete nouns
8: Collective nouns
9: Uncountable nouns
10: Countable nouns
COMMON NOUNS: A common noun is a noun based on nonspecific names of people, places, things or ideas.
Example: That boy is learning at school.
PROPER NOUNS: A proper noun is a noun based on specific names of people, places, things or ideas.
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MATERIAL NOUNS: A material noun is a noun that refers to a material or substance.
Example: My father mined for gold yesterday.
COMPOUND NOUNS: A compound noun is two or more nouns combined.
Example: We played basketball last night.
PRONOUNS: A pronoun is referring to noun phrases.
Example: I am going to the museum.
ABSTRACT NOUNS: A abstract noun is words you can feel or experience with your mind.
Example: Jake had bravery inside him to stop the aliens.
CONCRETE NOUNS: A concrete noun is words you can experience with your five senses.
Example: I touched a brick at the construction site.
COLLECTIVE NOUNS: A collective noun refers to one or more person, place, thing or idea.