Common And Proper Nouns


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Common and Proper Nouns
A common noun names a general person, place or thing.
I went to the city.
The man was kind.
A proper noun names a specific person, place, or thing. Always
capitalize the first letter of a proper noun.
examples: I went to San Francisco.
Mr. Brown was kind.
My new puppy, Perro, is playful.
Directions: Underline the common nouns with a blue crayon.
Underline the proper nouns with a red crayon.
1. The house is on Main Street.
(1 common, 1 proper)
2. Karen played with her sister.
(1 common, 1 proper)
3. Fran went to Friendly’s Pet Shop.
(2 proper)
4. The car stopped quickly.
(1 common)
5. Morgan Boulevard is a busy street.
(1 proper, 1 common)
6. Michael and his friend chased the kitten.
(1 proper, 2 common)
7. Did you see Kevin at the party?
(1 proper, 1 common)
8. Laura looked at the stars through her telescope.
(1 proper, 2 common)
9. There were no yellow markers in the box.
(2 common)
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