Ch 7: Teaching Nouns in Grammar

About This Chapter

These useful teacher resources can help you plan and implement fun and informative lessons about nouns and pronouns. Access these resources at any time to plan lessons, enhance your instruction and assess your students' understanding of noun and pronoun rules.

Nouns & Pronouns Lesson Plans & Activities - Chapter Summary

Use these mobile-friendly teacher resources to design comprehensive noun and pronoun lessons. Inside the chapter, you'll find convenient lesson plan outlines that cover the types and rules of various nouns and pronouns, including:

  • Plural nouns
  • Possessive nouns
  • Abstract nouns
  • Common nouns
  • Personal pronouns
  • Indefinite pronouns
  • Object pronouns
  • Appositives

In addition to the lesson plans, the chapter includes engaging and kid-friendly lessons that you can show your students. Practice quizzes, games and activities are also included to supplement your noun and pronoun curriculum.

How It Helps

  • Student engagement: Incorporates fun class games and activities to strengthen your students' understanding of common and proper nouns
  • Additional resources: Helps enhance student understanding through supplemental lessons and multiple-choice quizzes
  • Vocabulary words: Defines important noun and pronoun terms

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning lessons about nouns and pronouns easy.

  • Find lesson plans for specific noun and pronoun topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your nouns and pronouns class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related noun/pronoun lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important noun and pronoun concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant noun and pronoun activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

31 Lessons in Chapter 7: Teaching Nouns in Grammar
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Nouns Lesson Plan

1. Nouns Lesson Plan

Help your students understand nouns. An inviting and straightforward video lesson delivers the basics while you lead students through guided activities. To broaden instruction, utilize our suggestions for extra activities and related lessons.

What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples

2. What Are Nouns? - Definition, Types & Examples

A noun is a part of speech that identifies a person, place, thing, or idea. In this lesson, in addition to learning how to identify nouns, you'll learn the difference between proper and common nouns and a bit about how nouns function in sentences.

Noun Lesson Plan for Elementary School

3. Noun Lesson Plan for Elementary School

What are nouns and how are they used in writing and speaking? This lesson plan uses a text lesson to explain important facts about nouns for students. A fun game solidifies learning.

Countable & Uncountable Nouns Lesson Plan

4. Countable & Uncountable Nouns Lesson Plan

Teach your students that nouns can teach you more than just whether they are a person, place or thing. In this lesson plan, students will learn to identify count nouns and uncountable nouns.

Collective Nouns Lesson Plan

5. Collective Nouns Lesson Plan

This lesson plan uses a beach ball to get your students up and actively learning about collective nouns and correct subject-verb agreement. Video instruction and written practice, as well as a short worksheet, round out the lesson.

Collective Noun Activities & Games

6. Collective Noun Activities & Games

One of the joys of teaching is seeing students' faces light up when something they already know is connected to a seemingly new concept. In this lesson, teachers are provided with collective noun activities and games designed for classroom use.

Abstract & Concrete Nouns Activities & Games

7. Abstract & Concrete Nouns Activities & Games

Chances are your students are familiar with nouns. But, do they know the difference between abstract and concrete nouns? This lesson provides classroom exercises to teach abstract and concrete nouns to students of different ages.

Plural Noun Lesson Plan

8. Plural Noun Lesson Plan

What is the correct way to change a singular noun to plural form? This lesson plan explains this fully through a text lesson that highlights key rules and an activity that challenges understanding.

Plural Noun Rules for English

9. Plural Noun Rules for English

This lesson focuses on the various ways to form plural nouns in English. The method for forming the plural usually depends on the final letter of the singular version of the noun.

Plural & Singular Noun Activities & Games

10. Plural & Singular Noun Activities & Games

It is important for students to learn the difference between singular and plural nouns and understand how to use both kinds grammatically. This lesson offers activities and games to help you teach your students about nouns.

Possessive Noun Lesson Plan

11. Possessive Noun Lesson Plan

Teaching your students about possessive nouns? This lesson plan uses a video lesson to explain how, when and why to make a noun possessive, using examples and guiding student practice. Discussion questions, hands-on activities and a quiz round out this lesson.

What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types

12. What Are Possessive Nouns? - Examples, Definition & Types

This video explains what you need to know to use apostrophes to make singular and plural nouns possessive. You'll also learn how to avoid mixing up your plurals and possessives.

Possessive Nouns Activities

13. Possessive Nouns Activities

Get your students excited about practicing with possessive nouns. These simple activities require little advance preparation and incorporate all of the best practices you already know about or may already use in the classroom!

Abstract Noun Lesson Plan

14. Abstract Noun Lesson Plan

This lesson plan will help you teach abstract nouns, and explain how they're different from concrete nouns. It incorporates an art project that can be used to create a word wall for vocabulary or spelling words.

What is an Abstract Noun? - Definition & Examples

15. What is an Abstract Noun? - Definition & Examples

Abstract nouns name a quality or an idea. These words cannot be experienced with the five senses; instead, these nouns symbolize abstract concepts such as charity, hatred, and justice.

Common Noun Lesson Plan

16. Common Noun Lesson Plan

What are common nouns, and how can we be sure that we are using them properly when speaking and writing? This lesson plan explains key facts about common nouns, and includes an activity that will allow students to demonstrate mastery.

What is a Common Noun? - Lesson for Kids

17. What is a Common Noun? - Lesson for Kids

You may already know what a noun is, but what's a common noun? In this lesson, you'll learn what makes a noun common, what makes it different from the proper noun, and how to identify it in sentences.

Common & Proper Nouns Games & Activities

18. Common & Proper Nouns Games & Activities

Teaching nouns doesn't have to be boring! Injecting a little fun into the process can get your students engaged and learning. This lesson outlines games and activities designed to teach common and proper nouns in a classroom setting.

Appositive Lesson Plan

19. Appositive Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, we help students to recognize and understand appositive clauses and teach them good ways to utilize appositives during their own writing practice.

Appositives & Appositive Phrases: Definition & Examples

20. Appositives & Appositive Phrases: Definition & Examples

Our language is made up many units of meaning to allow for clear communication. This lesson focuses on understanding and using one of those units: the appositive.

Appositives Lesson Plan for Elementary School

21. Appositives Lesson Plan for Elementary School

Use this lesson plan to teach your students about the grammar term appositives. A text lesson defines the term and explains its role in sentences as students gain understanding through active learning.

Appositives: Lesson for Kids

22. Appositives: Lesson for Kids

When you are writing, it is important to add detail to your sentences. There are many different types of words that are used to give readers more information. In this lesson, you'll learn about appositives and their purpose in writing.

Appositive Games & Activities

23. Appositive Games & Activities

Appositives can be a fun literary device to get your students engaged in writing and reading. This lesson provides a variety of interesting activities you can use in your classroom to teach appositives.

Compound Noun Activities for Middle School

24. Compound Noun Activities for Middle School

Do your students understand what compound nouns are and how to use them properly? This lesson gives you ideas for activities you can do to reinforce compound nouns in guided small and whole group activities.

Exact Nouns Activities

25. Exact Nouns Activities

As your students learn more and more about grammar, it can be helpful to provide them with more specific information. This lesson focuses on exact nouns and provides classroom activities designed to teach them.

Exact Nouns Lesson Plan

26. Exact Nouns Lesson Plan

How is an exact noun different from a noun? Use this lesson plan to explain this to your students using an informative text lesson. A fun game and a quiz will test your students' knowledge.

What are Exact Nouns? - Definition & Examples

27. What are Exact Nouns? - Definition & Examples

Writing becomes more powerful when precise and informative language is used. Exact nouns turn a generic sentence into a clear and unique sentence that conveys specific meaning. In this lesson, we will learn about exact nouns through a variety of examples.

Irregular Plural Nouns Activities

28. Irregular Plural Nouns Activities

Integrate some new activities into your irregular plural nouns lessons. In other words, don't make your classroom a regular classroom, and have fun with these activities!

Predicate Nouns Games

29. Predicate Nouns Games

As students learn more about English grammar, it can be helpful to incorporate informative and entertaining games into a lesson. This lesson provides teachers with predicate noun classroom games for students of varying ages.

Noun Clauses Lesson Plan

30. Noun Clauses Lesson Plan

This lesson plan reviews clauses and teaches students to identify and use noun clauses. The plan includes a video, a game, and reading and writing activities.

Concrete Nouns Lesson Plan

31. Concrete Nouns Lesson Plan

This lesson plan utilizes a video lesson, group activity, and discussion questions to define concrete nouns and connect them to the each of the five senses.

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