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What is a noun?
A person, place, thing, or idea.
What is a concrete noun?
A noun that can be experienced through one of the five senses: Seeing, feeling, touching, tasting or hearing.
What is an abstract noun?
A noun that can't be experienced through one of the five senses. These nouns are typically ideas like "Beauty" or "Sadness." They count as nouns because you can "have" them.
What is a common noun?
A noun that is general, not specific.

Examples: car, girl, dog, pen, television.
What is a proper noun?
A noun that refers to a specific person, place or thing. All key words in a proper noun must be capitalized.

Examples: Mr. Ferriter, Sharpie Markers, Sports Illustrated, McDonalds.
What is a pronoun?
A word that replaces a noun in a sentence.

Example: I, we, she, they, you, it.
In the following sentence, identify the nouns. For an extra challenge, name what type of noun it is as well:

After his cat died, Joe was full of sadness.
His: Pronoun
Cat: Concrete, Common
Joe: Concrete, Proper
Sadness: Abstract
In the following sentence, identify the nouns. For an extra challenge, name what type of noun it is as well:

I like fish.
I: pronoun

Fish: common, concrete
In the following sentence, identify the nouns. For an extra challenge, name what type of noun it is as well:

Helen had great beauty.
Helen: concrete, proper

Beauty: Abstract
In the following sentence, identify the nouns. For an extra challenge, name what type of noun it is as well:

Joe's grandmother used to be a professional bowler.
Joe: concrete, proper

Grandmother: concrete, common

bowler: concrete, common
In the following sentence, identify the nouns. For an extra challenge, name what type of noun it is as well:

You have a terrific sense of humor.
You: pronoun

Humor: abstract
In the following sentence, identify the nouns. For an extra challenge, name what type of noun it is as well:

Gage lost his Spanish book.
Gage: concrete, proper

Spanish book: concrete, proper.