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8 Cards in this Set

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Common noun
names any one of a group of people. They are not capitalized except beginning a sentence. Ex: girl, desk, truck,house, grass
Proper noun
names a specific person, place, thing or idea. They are always capitalized. Ex:Jeremy,Kroger,Florida,Mike Jones,Avrett Circle.
Compound noun
made by joining or more words. They are written in 3 different ways- as single words, two or more separate words, or hyphenated words. Ex:policeman,haircut,drive-in,take-off,fish tank.
Collective noun
names a group of people, animals,or things. ex:gang,swarm,tribe,litter,
Concrete noun
names a person, place, or thing that you can actually see, touch, taste, hear, or smell. Ex: kiwi, plant, music, rain, bread.
Absrtact noun
names any idea, feeling, emotion, or quality. These things exist but you cannot actually pick them up, hear them, taste them, or see them. Ex:trust, sadness, curiosity,joy,excitement
Subject of the sentence
The subject is the person, animal, place, thing, or idea that the sentence is about. (Ask yourself who or what is permorming the action.)
Predicate nominative (noun)
A predicate noun comes after the verb TO BE and means the smae thing as the subject of the sentence. Ex: My mother is nicest lady I know. Jeremy will be captain of the team. She is the owner of the store.