Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns

Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
Nouns Activities | Plural Nouns | Proper Nouns | Collective | Possessive Nouns
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Nouns Activities

Need activities to quickly engage your students and to review this key parts of speech concept? Use this nouns activities pack to teach your students about common and proper nouns, plural nouns, collective nouns, and possessive nouns.


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This unit is designed to make it easy for you to teach, engage, and assess your students as they learn about nouns.

This unit is broken into three separate parts to make planning your adjectives unit a breeze!


  • Teaching Posters- Includes a colorful reference poster for: Nouns, common and proper nouns, plural nouns, irregular plural nouns, collective nouns, and possessive nouns- hang up these posters during your adjectives study and reference them often!
  • Nouns Anchor Chart- just print, color, assemble! Includes an interactive anchor chart for each noun type covered in the unit! Laminate for durability. Keep up all year for students to reference. Use year after year without having to remake the chart.
  • Noun/Not a Noun sorting pocketbook- Help students understand the difference between nouns and other words.
  • Listen Up for Nouns- tie in literature! As students listen to a story, have them write down some of the nouns they hear as well what type of noun it is (person, place, thing or animal)
  • Nouns Posters- Students illustrate a specific type of noun to create reference posters for the class.
  • Common and Proper Nouns Gallery Walk- Use this up and moving activity to have your students brainstorm common and proper noun types. Place gallery posters around the room. Then, let students rotate through adding nouns that describe the objects.
  • I have/Who Has Plural Nouns Game-pass out cards to students. Then, play through this fun and engaging game. Includes an irregular plural nouns stack and picture clues.
  • Proper Nouns Tab book – Students sort the proper nouns.
  • Collective Nouns Mini book- Students learn more about collective nouns through this animal group mini-book. Includes identification mini lesson at the end.
  • Possessive Nouns Word Hunt- Students work to look through books to find possessive nouns.


Quick Prints for All Noun Types:

  • Sorting out Nouns- students sort nouns into categories
  • Plural Noun match book- students work to add -s or -es to make singular nouns plural
  • Singular and Plural Nouns- students work to write the correct singular or plural noun. Includes primary lines version.
  • Add the Plural Nouns- students cut and glue the correct irregular plural noun on the sheet. Includes a more structured version and less structured version.
  • Common and Proper Noun- students use crayons to identify common and proper nouns.
  • Common and Proper Nouns- when given a common noun, students work to name a proper noun.
  • Days, Months, and Holidays- Students work to capitalize days, months, and holidays.
  • Possessive Nouns- in this cut and paste activity, students work to add apostrophes and -s to words to make it possessive.
  • Possessive Plural Nouns- students work to add apostrophes or apostrophe and -s to plural nouns to make them possessive.
  • Collective Nouns- students use the word bank to write the correct collective noun for groups of people, things, and animals.

Center Games for All Noun Types:

  • Sorting Out Nouns- Students work to sort nouns into the proper category. Includes recording sheet.
  • Proper Noun Write Up! Students read sentence cards and identify the proper nouns. Then, rewrite the sentence to capitalize the proper nouns. Includes a primary and regular writing lines recording sheet.
  • Plural Noun Watch- A two ways to play game. Students work to match the singular noun with it's plural. Includes irregular nouns and recording sheet.
  • Possessive Noun Match Up- Students work to match up and noun with an object in this puzzle matching game. Then, complete the sentence on the recording sheet to include the possessive noun and item it owns.
  • Collective Noun Match Up-Students work to match the collective noun with the picture. Then, record their answers on the recording sheet.


Although the quick prints can be used as part of your informal assessment routine, this unit also includes formal assessments for each noun type. Each assessment does include an answer key.

Formal Assessments

  • Nouns Assessment- Students work to identify nouns as people, places, things, and animals. Then, students circle the nouns in a sentence and answer multiple choice questions to asses their learning about common nouns.
  • Plural Nouns Assessment- Students work to complete sentences by bubbling answers, then rewrite sentences with the correct plural noun.
  • Proper Nouns Assessment- Students identify proper nouns, then rewrite sentences.
  • Possessive Nouns Assessment- students choose the correct possessive noun from multiple choice answers. Then, rewrite sentences.
  • Collective Noun Assessment- Students complete sentences by selecting the best collective noun from a word bank. Then, select answers form multiple choice.

Nouns Writing

As teachers, we know that just "knowing" about nouns isn't enough. Nouns allow us to strengthen our writings. Use the mini-lesson and story template to help students create details narratives using nouns. This pack also includes a writing activity with.

  • Neat Nouns! Students work through the writing process to complete this narrative writing piece using nouns! Includes story template and noun cards, narrative writing pre-writing organizer, rough draft and final draft papers. Primary and regular writing lines are available as well as a self assessment rubric. After completing their writing, students illustrate their narrative.

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Provide a sense of closure.
Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
Form and use possessives.
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