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In this proper nouns and common nouns usage worksheet, students identify nouns in sentences, label common and proper nouns in sentences, fill in blanks with common or proper nouns, and choose multiple choice answers that are names of proper nouns. Students write forty-one answers.
In this recognizing proper nouns and common nouns instructional activity, students identify proper and common nouns in sentences by labeling underlined words in sentences, correcting capitalization mistakes, writing proper nouns for given categories, and reviewing and assessing knowledge. Students write forty-six answers.
The class works to recognize capitalization of proper nouns and proper adjectives. They rewrite sentences and groups of words needing capital letters, correct capitalization mistakes, fill in the blanks using words from a box, and review and assess knowledge. There are 34 answers total.
In this grammar worksheet, 4th graders read the definitions of both common and proper nouns. They write proper nouns using a capital letter at the beginning, underline proper nouns in sentences, complete sentences with a proper noun, and answer multiple choice questions on an assessment page.
Students are divided into groups. Each group is given a different colored marker or crayon and a piece of chart paper. Students are given 5 minutes to write on the chart all the proper nouns they can come up with. At the end 5 minutes the groups rotate and contribute to the list.
Learners expand their knowledge of the definition of a proper noun. They also realize that capital letters are used at the beginning of proper nouns. They are explained what a proper noun is: proper nouns put names to faces; They're used for people, pets and for places. If students are writing about Ben the red setter, the name of the dog starts with a capital letter. Learners are asked to add capital letters to the proper nouns in the story.
Students sort word card into two categories (common and proper nouns). They copy the class charts. Students create a table in Word including the headings, common noun and proper noun. They put the correct words onto their chart and add a clip art of each word with a sentence using the noun correctly.
Learners get involved in a Rally Toss where partners toss a paper wad and take turns telling what they already know about nouns and adjectives. They create a poem or story using common and proper nouns. Students create and complete a chart that categorizes and labels the proper nouns/adjectives.