“THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE PERSONS, PLACES AND THINGS…”

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THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE PERSONS, PLACES AND THINGS. Introduction to Common and Proper Nouns. A noun names . What are a few of your favorite people, places, and things? Make a list. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE PERSONS, PLACES AND THINGS

Polar Explorer Matthew Henson was born in Maryland in 1866. When he was a boy, Henson worked on a ship. Years later an explorer named Robert Peary hired Henson as an assistant. In 1909 the two men traveled northward on the Arctic Ocean. Their goal was to reach the North Pole.

A noun names What are a few of your favorite people, places, and things? Make a list.My Favorite PeopleMy Favorite PlacesMy Favorite Things

A noun that names any person, place or thing is called a common noun.A noun that names a particular person, place or thing is called a proper noun. President Barack Obamapresident St. John the Baptist Catholic ChurchchurchdogChampWhich nouns above are common nouns?Which nouns are proper nouns?How are the proper nouns written differently?Challenge:Take a look at your list of favorite people, places, and things.Circle all of the proper nouns on your list. Do they all begin with capital letters?Mega-challenge:Switch lists with a friend.Write common nouns to accompany all of the proper nouns on your friends list. (Example- If your friend wrote McDonalds, you write restaurant beside it.Help! This page from a biography has seven missing capital letters. Please re-write the article correctly!Polar Explorer Matthew Henson was born in maryland in 1866. When he was a boy, Henson worked on a ship. Years later an explorer named robert peary hired Henson as an assistant. In 1909 the two men traveled northward on the artic ocean. Their goal was to reach the north pole.From p.67 Houghton Mifflin textClick here to see correct-ions.

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