Common and proper noun sort can be used as a Do Now at the beginning of your ELA period, as an activity at a learning center or as individual or small group extra practice. The nouns are complete editable so you can customize the sort to fit the needs of your students. You can change the nouns to include favorite eating spots in your area, or favorite stores. .Do your students have favorite brand of clothing or sneakers, add them too! Sorting mats and nouns can be cut out and laminated to be used over again.