I was very nervous, when I stood in the spotlight. I didn't know what to say so I...
compound nouns: Can be written in one of three ways. Some are written as separate words, others as hyphenated words, and still others as combined words.
Examples: post office, bull's-eye, flagship
Golden Gate Bridge, left-hander, doorknob
middle school, son-in-law, railroad
Write the sentences below, underline the compound noun(s) in each sentence.
1. In a desert both people and animals search for water holes.
2. The dining room in our hotel is near the tennis court.
3. This antique typewriter belongs to my sister-in-law.
4. She has pictures of a wolf spider, a horned beetle, and a praying mantis.
Use a dictionary to find the correct form of the compound nouns. number your paper 1-5 and write only the correct compound form.
1. postmaster, post-master, post master
2. side-line, side line, sideline
3. son in law, soninlaw, son-in-law
4. base ball, baseball, base-ball
5. fire place, fire-place, fireplace
Standing outside the door, I hesitantly reached for the cold brass door knob. I breathed in, exhaled, then...
The Place You Belong--- Think about a place or situation where you feel "at home." What makes you feel you belong? Certain objects in that place? Certain people?
This is the prompt within the picture written in black letters is the prompt to use for today. Take a moment to close your eyes and visualize the mechanical dragon. Hear the noises it makes as it moves, breathes, shoots fire. What odor does it emit from its nostrils and smoke? If you were to touch its scales...what would they be like?
Try to answer the following questions within your story.
1. Who are the characters in your story? Who is the main character in your story?
2. What is happening? What events led to the Dragons stalking the street.?
3. When did the story take place? When did the dragons stalk the streets? (night, day, time period, future, past,...etc.)
4.Where did the story take place? (locations...city, town, country, etc.)
5.Why are the dragons stalking the streets. Why are they dragons with mechanical wings? Why? etc.
Oh my stars! the sky grew dark as the aliens crowded above. I ....
Collective Nouns: A few nouns name groups of people or things. A pack, for example, is "a group of dogs or other animals that travel together." These nouns are called collective nouns.
Examples: club, troop, herd, army, troop, orchestra, committee, class, team, group
Directions: Read the pairs of
nouns. Each pair includes one collective noun. Write the collective
noun the use it in a sentence. *remember your capitalization and
1. senator, Congress
2. bird, flock
3. team, pitcher
4. student, class
5. army, soldier
Common Noun: Any person, place, thing or idea
Proper Noun: Names a specific person, place, thing, or idea.
Proper nouns may consist of more than one word (compound noun). Proper nouns ALWAYS begin with a capital letter.
Example: Common Proper
actor Robert Redford
band Jonas Brothers
athlete Michael Jordon
river Ohio River
book The Hunger Games
Write the sentences below. (pencil) Underline all the nouns. Label each noun as common or proper.
1. Historians trace the origin of the game of tennis to France.
2. The modern outdoor game of tennis probably evolved from an indoor game.
3. In the past, people hit the ball with their hands instead of rackets.
Part 2 - Write the sentences below. Correct the sentences. Print 1st time in pencil and edit in pen. Write in ink and cursive 2nd time.
1. Many thousands of People attend the u.s. open tournament in flushing meadows, new york, each Year.
2. Players from all over the world also compete in the French open, the british open, and the australian open.
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Theme - Where I Belong