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Common and Proper Nouns

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Common & Proper Nouns



What is a common noun?

a person, place, or thing that is general (not specific)


What is a Proper Noun?

a specific name of a person, place or thing


What are some examples of each?

common---> dog, boy, building, car

Proper-----> Fido, Fred, Valley Community School, Chevy Lumina


Proper Nouns always start with capital letters while common nouns do not unless they start sentences!



Write the common or Proper noun for each pair below (whichever is not given).

bird ____________

The White House ______________

newspaper ______________

holiday _______________

Mrs. Krambeer _____________



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