This unit will provide an engaging way to teach K-1 students about nouns. Concepts covered are: *a noun is a person, place, or thing *the difference between common nouns and proper nouns *singular and plural nouns (only the adding “s” plurals). Each of these concepts includes an engaging read aloud book, a group matching activity, and independent practice activities.
This unit contains:
*An 8.5x11” anchor chart “A Noun Is….”
*A six page “What is a Noun?” book for you to read to your class. It tells that a noun is a person, place, or thing. Examples are given, and students are asked questions throughout the book.
*Person, Place, or Thing Sorting Activity—This may be done in a pocket chart, or simply by laying the pieces on the floor or table. Students will categorize the type of noun. Contains 18 pictures to sort.
*Independent Practice I Know Nouns Worksheet—Students will sort pictures as a person, place, or thing
*Person: Students will make a person and label who it is. Person outline is provided. Optional activity: Writing prompt to think of three important people in their lives.
*Place: Students will make a Noun Town. In this activity, students are provided a roadway, and they will draw and label places on their paper. There is a paper for individual response, as well as a class Noun Town.
*Thing: Students will look for three things in their classroom and draw and label them on their detective paper.
Common Noun and Proper Noun
*An 8.5x11” anchor chart
*An engaging seven-page read aloud book introduces common nouns and proper nouns using cute cat characters.
*Common Noun/Proper Noun Sorting Activity—This may be done in a pocket chart, or by laying pieces on a table or floor. Students will categorize the type of noun as common or proper. Contains 18 pictures to sort.
*Independent Practice Common/Proper Noun Worksheet—Students will sort pictures as common/proper
Singular and Plural Nouns
*An 8.5x11” anchor chart
This is a simple overview with only the “add s” strategy.
*A seven-page read aloud book about singular and plural. Students will listen and answer questions throughout the book.
*Singular/Plural sorting activity—Students will match the sentence to the correct picture. Perfect for a class pocket chart activity.
*Independent Practice Singular/Plural Noun Worksheet—Students will read a simple sentence, determine if it is singular or plural, and glue the matching picture to their paper.
**See the preview file for a free nouns anchor chart!**