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Students are provided with a list of 20 adjectives that they must generate abstract nouns to match. For example, the first term, luxurious, would prompt the answer luxury. Directions for this activity explain that abstract nouns don't have a physical form but are feelings, concepts or qualities. A simple drill activity, this might be a good warm-up activity for a larger lesson or assignment on related vocabulary.
Continue your classes' study of related vocabulary with a second list of adjectives that have corresponding abstract nouns. Students must fill in the missing abstract noun for each provided adjective. For example, satisfying (satisfied). There are no word banks or answer keys included with these resources.
In two similar worksheets contained in this resource, learners circle the abstract noun contained in 13 or 14 sentences. Unfortunately, an example given is "courageous," which is an adjective. This is a resource for home schooling, but could be used in other settings. Note: An answer key is not included.
The focus of this colorful worksheet is concrete and abstract nouns. Youngsters complete four activities to help them distinguish concrete from abstract nouns. They sort a list of concrete and abstract nouns, put a box around abstract nouns in six sentences, complete an abstract noun word search, and check abstract nouns in a posse of stars with various nouns written in them.
Use a noun coloring worksheet to have your students read 60 nouns, each in their own rectangle. They will then color rectangles with concrete nouns yellow and the rectangles with abstract nouns blue. Note: This does not include an answer key, but would be easy to create one.
Help your class understand how adjectives can be related to abstract nouns by analyzing a list of 80 adjective/noun pairs. Example: luxurious/luxury. There are no questions on the page as this is a word list but it is a useful reference tool for helping students improve their vocabulary. Tip: Use for ELD/ESL.
When should you use less, and when should you use fewer? Straighten out this dilemma with a helpful resource about using less vs. fewer based on sentence context clues. After reading detailed instructions and examples, young learners rewrite fourteen sentences. The reference page includes lists of abstract and non-abstract nouns, though you and your class could come up with more.