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 we 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
A proper noun is a certain person,place,thing,or idea.
My name is Samuel Reddic and I play football.
Material noun is the name of substance of which things are made.
I made a iron car fly in the air.
A compound noun is made up of two or more nouns that function as a single noun.
That is a really big firetruck.
a word that can function by itself as a noun phrase and that refers either to the participants in the discourse (e.g., I, you ) or to someone or something mentioned elsewhere in the discourse (e.g., she, it, this ).
That is your toothbrush silly.
Abstract nouns is nouns that you can not touch.
I love my mom so much.
Concrete nouns are nouns that you can touch,smell,taste,see,and hear.
I can see that very tall man.
Collective nouns are one word that names a group of people,animals,or things.
I'm on a football team at West Middle School.
Uncountable nouns are for the things that we cannot count with numbers.
Can your pour me some milk please.
Countable nouns are those that refer to something that can be counted.
Can you pick up some apples from the store.