NOUNS are a name of a person place or thing e.g. dog, table, kitchen, country, girl, man
Proper Nouns always begin with a capital letter e.g. Ashtead, Mr Depree, The Greville Primary School
Collective Nouns are words that refer to groups e.g. hive, herd, shoal
ACTIVITY - Sort these nouns into their correct column:
house, table, Max, England, flock, signature, shoal, Amazon, litter, Nintendo, swarm, carpet, pride, princess, colony, Scotland, tribe, school, Greville, Cinderella, pack, Egypt, car, smoke, team, troop, television, phone,
|Common Nouns||Proper Nouns||Collective Nouns|
ADJECTIVES describe nouns. adjectives can be colours, numbers, size, texture, quantities - they tell you what something is like.
ACTIVITY - Add an adjective to each of the nouns above.
DETERMINERS are like special adjectives that pin down precisely which noun is being talked about. We do not say: Dog barked at man. Rather we specify: That dog barked at the man.
Determiners include a, an, the (also known as articles) this, that, those, these, my, his, ours, many, few, any, every, two, three (any number) which, what, whose etc.
ACTIVITY - add a mixture of determiners to the adjectives and nouns above.
school (this could also be a collective noun!)