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Hello, my name is Nathalie L. Badillo and I am a student from The University of Puerto Rico in Aguadilla. I am finishing my BA in Elementary Education, concentrating in English and Instructional Technology. My goal is to either become a school phycologist or a principal.

This page was created as a requierment for the course TEED 4020. Here you will find information on nouns and learn how to classify them as singular, plural, common, or proper. Also, there are many activities to complete that will give you enough practice. There are videos, games, and practice excercises for interactive learning.

The activities are alligned with the Puerto Rico Content Standard and Grade Level Expectations and with The National Educational Technology Standards (NETS).

Objectives:

After completing this lesson students will be able to:

  • Identify nouns in sentences.

  • Change nouns from singular to plural.

  • Establish the differance between common and proper nouns.

  • Classify nouns as person, place, thing, or animal.

First we are going to start the lesson with a pre test. This is not for points, is just to see who much you know about the topic. The content or material for the lesson will be given in a presentation, which will have information about the four types of nouns that we are going to discuss. You will need a blank sheet of paper to write your results and save them for later.


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To view the lesson about nouns you have to follow these instructions:
  • Click on the following link: Learn about nouns
  • When you enter the page look for the MORE botton, down in the right corner and click on it.
  • Then select the FULLSCREEN option to view the presentation.
  • To see all the information keep clicking on the rigth arrow key until you complete the presentation.

If you want to have fun and learn more about nouns you can visit these websites. Here you can play some games about nouns. Enjoy !!!
Proper and common nouns
Balloon game

Now lets see if you got it. Try to complete the following exercises to see how much you have learn. You have to click on each link and follow the order of the activities. You can use the evaluation provided to see how many points you've got. Good luck!!!!!

Activity # 1: singularcrossword.htm
Activity # 2: pluralnouns.htm
Activity # 3: commonnouns.htm
Activity # 4: commonnouns2.htm
Activity # 5: propernouns.htm
Activity # 6: propernouns2.htm
Activity # 7: match.htm

Evaluation for the activities:
Hot Potatoes Activities
Total points
Activity #1: Crossword on singular nouns.
10pts.
Activity #2: Multiple-choice on plural nouns.
12pts.
Activity #3: Multiple-choice on common nouns.
10pts.
Activity #4: Multiple-choice on common nouns 2.
10pts.
Activity #5: Multiple-choice on proper nouns.
6pts.
Activity #6: Multiple-choice on proper nouns 2.
5pts.
Activity #7: Match of nouns
6pts.
Total points: 59pts

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Complete the post test. You will need another blank sheet of paper for your answers. Remember to save both the pre and post test results so you can check your answers with the results given.

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Puerto Rico Content Standard

L/S. 5.3 Responds to, and analyzes complex instructions . . .

W.5.3 Uses the parts of speech correctly in sentences . . .

NETS

3. Research and Information Fluency
  • b. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍6. Tecnology Operations and Concepts‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍‍
  • a. Understand and use technology systems.

Credits and References

Information and Educational Material

http://languagearts.pppst.com/nouns.html


Educational Games

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/basketball/index.html

http://www.softschools.com/language_arts/grammar/noun/balloon_game/

Video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcXy6_Mqe54&feature=related