Recognizing abstract nouns is ESSENTIAL for TRUE UNDERSTANDING
of nouns. These are the type that confuse students! Now your students can practice concrete and abstract nouns and ENJOY the practice! This fun pack has several activities that are not the usual "find the noun in the sentence" type of practice.
PLEASE NOTE: This item is also included in The Ultimate Noun Bundle at a special, discounted rate. This 143 page bundle includes engaging activities on ALL SIX TYPES of nouns in one, easy-to-use resource!
PLEASE NOTE that this version has similar activities to "Less Mess" Nouns Interactive Notebook Activities which have been redesigned in the "Less Mess" interactive notebook form. If you own the notebook already, many of these activities will be repeated. If you have questions before purchase about the similarity, just let me know!
Included activities/pages are:
1. Concrete and Abstract Posters-
Two colorful posters with a gumball theme that are perfect to display in your classroom while studying concrete and abstract nouns
2. Robot Nouns- a color-coding activity
3. Riding a Bike- a color-coding activity
4. Pirate Treasure Hunt for Nouns-
Ahoy, mateys! This noun challenge works well individually, in partners, in small groups, in centers, etc. It will create great conversation about parts of speech in the classroom!
Both jewel sheets (concrete and abstract) have ten "hidden treasures" which are actually nouns that students must figure out. The first letter and last letter of each noun is provided. Students then record their answers on provided answer keys (included in both color and black/white).
I have also included a key with some possible answers, but your students may find numerous words that will unlock the secrets behind the hidden treasure!
5. Forming Abstract Nouns-
Students practice forming abstract nouns from other parts of speech (i.e. happy to happiness, etc.)
6. Concrete and Abstract Silent Search-
Students explore the classroom on a silent hunt for nouns.
7. Abstract Noun Jars-
This writing/art activity allows students to use their imaginations while learning about abstract nouns. Directions, samples, an abstract noun list, four jar choices, and samples are all included.
Please see the preview and thumbnails for some sample pages.