Parts of Speech Nouns: Building Blocks of Grammar

An engaging PowerPoint presentation helps scholars learn the definition of a noun and provides examples of different types of nouns, such as person, place, abstract, and concrete nouns. Formative assessments within the resource check individuals' understanding. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create guided notes for pupils that align with the presentation so they may have a study guide for assessments
  • Have learners create their own MadLibs-type paragraph by writing about a topic, removing all of the nouns from their writing, and substituting the nouns with blanks; use it as a learning check for the material
Classroom Considerations

  • Seating arrangements should be structured for direct instruction
Pros

  • Formative assessment with answers is embedded in presentation
  • Presentation begins with an attention-getting question—engaging from the start
Cons

  • Resource references MySpace, an out-of-date technology that some scholars may not recognize
Common Core