Noun identification: Activity 1

Which words do you think are nouns?

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NOT NOUNS
Christmas
Betty
glasses
teacher
face
run
the
friendly
and
on
boy
over
tape
show

Which words represent people, places, things, or ideas? If they do, they're probably nouns.

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Christmas
Betty
glasses
teacher
face
run
the
friendly
and
on
boy
over
tape
show

Which words can be singular or plural? Can you say one ___s and two ___s? If so, it's probably a noun.

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Christmas
Betty
glasses
teacher
face
run
the
friendly
and
on
boy
over
tape
show

Which words can be possessive? Can you add 's or ' at the end? If so, it's probably a noun.

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NOT NOUNS
Christmas
Betty
glasses
teacher
face
run
the
friendly
and
on
boy
over
tape
show

Which words can follow the or a? If they can, they're probably nouns.

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NOT NOUNS
Christmas
Betty
glasses
teacher
face
run
the
friendly
and
on
boy
over
tape
show

Which words can be replaced with a pronoun like it, he, she, or they? If it can, it's probably a noun.

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NOT NOUNS
Christmas
Betty
glasses
teacher
face
run
the
friendly
and
on
boy
over
tape
show

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