Monday 18th May 2020
To identify and use nouns and pronouns
Nouns have an important job - to name things or places, like ‘picture’, ‘dog' or ‘Leroy’.
There are two main types of noun:
These are the names of things (places or objects).
These are the names of a particular person, place or thing. They always begin with a capital letter.
Expanded noun phrases
Expanded noun phrases tell you more about the noun.
For example, ‘the cat’ can be expanded to ‘the cute cat’.
This phrase contains a determiner, an adjective and a noun.
We know ‘the cute cat’ is an expanded noun phrase because it contains:
Pronouns take the place of nouns in a sentence, examples are 'him', 'her' and 'them'.
Pronouns can replace a noun for an individual or a group of people.
Look at the attachment to find out more and have a go of the activities.