Lesson Plan

Proper Noun Town

Knowing when to capitalize can be confusing. This lesson serves as a review on which types of nouns require a capital letter. Students will love designing their own towns while learning about the distinction between common and proper nouns.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to accurately capitalize proper nouns.


(5 minutes)
Proper Noun Town RubricA Capital IdeaGet into Grammar: Capitalizing Proper Nouns
  • Ask students to pair up and discuss the question What is a noun?
  • Give students a minute to discuss, then ask a few volunteers to share their answers.
  • Clarify that nouns are people, animals, places, and or things. Have students provide a few examples of each.