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Collective Nouns are the focus of this early-elementary presentation. Pupils see many examples of collective nouns through pictures and text. Terrific interactive opportunities are embedded in the slides as well as a link to an excellent website.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 17 Views 78 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Worksheet 7/7 A Pride of Collective Nouns
Play around with collective nouns! For this activity, learners read and study a story about a band of thieves coming to an island. Readers look for the collective noun groups in the story and circle all 40 of them. This exercise includes a wide variety of collective nouns for pupils to identify as well as an answer key.
5th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 183 Downloads
The Hidden Feast
Third graders discuss and create proverbs using the book "The Hidden Feast" by Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss. They listen to the story and answer story comprehension questions. Students identify and explain any proverbs in the story, then complete a collective noun worksheet.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Collective Nouns Sentence Maze
Amaze your class with this activity! A maze is made up of lines as well as words. Class members connect the words in each sentence to find their way through the maze. Learners must employ correct usage of collective nouns and have subjects and verbs that agree in order to escape the maze.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 7 Views 275 Downloads
Collective Nouns and Verb Agreement Practice
Break down subject and verb agreement with this exercise. This activity only deals with present tense verbs and collective nouns. Pupils learn how to make the verb of a sentence agree with the collective noun by reading sentences and, given a choice of a plural and a singular verb, circling or writing down the correct choice.
4th - 7th Language Arts 5 Views 101 Downloads
Worksheet 5/7 A Colony of Collective Nouns
Practice identifying and using collective nouns with this resource. For this activity, pupils circle the collective noun and the group that it describes in each sentence. They then use the collective nouns to write their own sentences. The directions suggest that you read each sentence out loud.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 58 Downloads
Worksheet 3/7 A Gaggle of Collective Nouns
Encourage your class to identify the correct usage of collective nouns in sentences with this activity. Given three choices, with the collective nouns circled in each possible choice, class members choose the sentence in which the collective noun has been used correctly.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 87 Downloads
Explore collective nouns with this worksheet. Learners discover what collective nouns are and describe groups of animals by using the word bank to fill in the blanks in 9 sentences. Class members are also encouraged to create their own collective nouns for a list of 12 different animals.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 132 Downloads
Worksheet 4/7 A Chain of Collective Nouns
Are you working on collective nouns in your class? Consider this activity to facilitate understanding. For this exercise, learners match the collective nouns in the left column with the groups or units in the right column and write the matched pairs in complete sentences below.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 86 Downloads
Singular, Plural and Collective Count Nouns
Reinforce nouns in your eighth grade classroom with an introductory conventions lesson. After reviewing the definitions for singular, plural, and collective nouns, kids view a series of slides to determine which nouns belong in which category.
7th - 9th Language Arts 66 Views 103 Downloads
Preparation for Common Assessment #1
Need a grammar assessment? Whether used as homework, a pre-test, or a formal assessment, this worksheet will give you a good reading of learners’ understanding of the parts of speech. Definitions and examples of each term are given and young grammarians are asked to provide six examples of each term.
6th - 8th Language Arts 11 Views 19 Downloads
UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Subject/Verb Agreement
Review common errors with subject/verb agreement in this presentation, based on Mamie Webb Hixon's Real Good Grammar, Too. The slides address singular and plural subjects, indefinite pronouns, and collective nouns, complete with several examples of each.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 31 Downloads
Test Your Research Skills: Animals 1
Teach your class about the terms of venery, also known as collective nouns for groups of animals. For this exercise, pupils complete the gaps in 15 sentences with the correct collective noun for each group of animals. Ex: A _____ of geese. Learners would fill in "gaggle.
4th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 56 Downloads
Worksheet 6/7 on Collective Nouns
In this identifying the collective nouns in sentences activity, students read the sentences and the pair of collective nouns in parentheses and select the collective nouns that best complete the sentences. Students write 6 answers.
4th - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 48 Downloads
What do jury, team, and group have in common? Why, they are all collective nouns, of course, and when replaced by a pronoun, the antecedent is singular. After reviewing the rule, participants select the correct pronoun to complete each sentence.
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 39 Downloads