Is it a person, place, or thing? It's a noun! Use these worksheets to study nouns.

Activities include writing the correct plurals of given nouns, turning nouns into possessives, identifying all nouns within a given list of words, differentiating between abstract and concrete nouns, the correct capitalization of proper nouns, creating original sentences using specific types of nouns as prompted, using picture prompts to write original sentences, and more. Please note: While answer sheets have been provided for instructors as necessary, in some cases, answers will vary by student.

Fun Project Idea: Have your students perform the Schoolhouse Rock "Nouns" song (available on YouTube) for extra reinforcement of the definition and use of nouns.

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Common Nouns

A complete section on common nouns.

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Plural Nouns

Circle the correct plural form of each word. Complete each sentence by writing the plural form of each noun in parentheses.

Singular Possessive Nouns

Add an apostrophe and an "s" to the end of a singular noun to make it possessive. Possessive nouns are used to show that something belongs to a person, place, thing or idea.

Make it a Pair

Write the plural form of each noun below.

Identifying Nouns

Circle every word below that is a noun.

Concrete Nouns

A concrete noun is a person, place or thing that can be percieved by the senses. You know that a noun is concrete if you can see, hear, feel, touch, smell or taste the thing it stands for. For each abstract noun given below, write a related concrete noun that might be used to suggest the abstract idea. The first one has been done for you.

Creating Possessive Nouns

Fill in the two blank lines with the correct possessive noun and a common noun.

Proper Nouns

A proper noun is a specific person, place or thing. The name of a specific person, place, or thing is a proper noun. Proper nouns are always capitalized. Answer the questions. Be sure to capitalize your answers correctly

Common Nouns | Proper Nouns

A common noun is a person, place or thing. A common noun does not need to be capitalized. A proper noun is a specific person, place or thing. A proper noun always begins with a capital letter.

All About Nouns

Write original sentences that satisfy each prompt.

Concrete Nouns

Reach sentence. Write the nouns in the correct columns. Color in the blocks that contain concrete nouns.

Plural Nouns

You can make most singular nouns plural by adding -s to the end. For nouns ending in x, z, s, sh and ch, add -es to the end to create the plural. Add an -s or -es at the end of each noun to form the plural.

Naming Nouns

Using the pictures as prompts, write six sentence that contain as many concrete nouns as you can think of.

Make More!

Change the singular form of the noun into the plural form to complete each sentence.

Common Nouns | Proper Nouns

Determine whether each noun is a common noun or a proper noun. If the noun is common, write common on the line. If the noun is proper, write it on the line, correcting the capitalization.

Things You Find in a Grocery Store

Determine whether each noun is a common noun or a proper noun. If the noun is common, write common on the line. If the noun is proper, write it on the line, correcting the capitalization. Now think of nine more common nouns and nine more proper nouns that you can find in a grocery store.