NounsGrade 3What is a noun?
Nouns Nouns are words that name a person, place, or thing.You use nouns when you write and when you speak.
Nouns that name people Here are some nouns that name people:teacherstudentjanitorsecretarynurseMrs. CampbellCan you think of some nouns that name people?
Nouns that name places: These nouns name places.schoolcitylibrarymallKnoxvilleAmericaWhat other nouns name places?
Nouns that name things: These are nouns that name things:horsepencilPaperlovebookcomputerUnited States ConstitutionWhat are other nouns that name things?
Remember-nouns name persons, places, or things. More examples:doctor-personhospital-placepizza-thingCan you spot the noun in this sentence?The cat meowed loudly.
Let’s practice. Find the nouns in these sentences:Our teacher is in the classroom.That dog belongs to Jim.Many people came to the concert.Houston is city in Texas.
Nouns are all around you! You see people every day.You visit places every day.You see things every day.Look around at all the nouns!