Lesson Plan

Identifying Common or Proper Nouns

Help your students learn the difference between proper and common nouns with this lesson that has them come up with examples of their own and complete a worksheet to check for comprehension.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify proper nouns and use them in writing.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
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  • Review what a noun is by reading aloud If You Were a Noun.
  • Tell students that today they're going to identify proper nouns and learn to use them in their writing.