Lesson Plan - Get It!
What do you think of when you read or hear these words: "turkey," "feast," "Pilgrim," "Mayflower," "November," and "autumn"? Do these words remind you of a holiday that many people celebrate? Let's brainstorm more words called nouns that you may enjoy throughout the year!
A noun is a word used to name a person, place, or thing, like "teacher," "Texas," "or toad."
Sometimes, nouns are called naming words.
Print two copies of the Nouns Name People, Places, and Things worksheet from Downloadable Resources in the right-hand sidebar — one for you and one for your parent, teacher, or friend.
Set a timer for, say, five minutes, and see who can brainstorm and list the most nouns in that time!
In the first column, list names of people you know:
In the second column, list names of places:
- Examples: park, school, Wal-mart
In the third column, list names of things:
When you complete the table, read the nouns you both have listed.
Now, continue on to the Got It? section to think about holiday nouns!