Noun

A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Concrete nouns name people, places, or things that you can touch, see, hear, smell, or taste. Examples:…

Irregular Plural Nouns

Irregular nouns form plurals in unusual ways. Dictionaries will give you the plural spelling if it is irregular. one fish … two fish one sheep … two sheep one deer…

Compound Nouns

A compound noun is a noun made up of two or more words. Each word makes up part of the meaning of the noun. Compound nouns can be written three…

Singular and Plural Nouns

“Singular” means only one. “Plural” means more than one. The basic rule is to add “s” to make a noun plural. There are many irregular nouns that add “es”. There…

Collective Nouns

Collective comes from the same root as collection. A collective noun names a group, like a collection of something. Examples: team, choir, jury, committee, herd, pod Hint: Put the word…

Possessive Nouns

Possessive comes from the same root as possession, something you own. Possessive nouns show ownership. Don’t let the rules confuse you. They are very basic. Rule 1: add ‘s to…