What is a Common Noun? - Lesson for Kids


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The part of speech that includes people, places, things, and ideas is called a(n):

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1. The general name of a person, place, thing, or idea is called a _____.

2. The specific name of a person, place, thing, or idea is called a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you complete the worksheet and quiz, you can see what you know about nouns and their various types. Examples of these nouns are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools test your understanding of:

  • General name of a place, person, idea or thing
  • Part of speech that includes places, things, people and ideas
  • Finding proper and common nouns in example sentences

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important details from the English lesson on nouns
  • Information recall - remember information you know about how to find a proper noun
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to pick out different common nouns from sentences

Additional Learning

Learn even more with the lesson called What is a Common Noun? - Lesson for Kids. This lesson helps you go over more details about:

  • Differences between proper and common nouns
  • Examples of proper nouns
  • Ways to use common nouns