Common and Proper Nouns Handout

Common and Proper Nouns Handout

Use this helpful grammar handout to teach students about the difference between common and proper nouns. A common noun refers to a general person, place, thing, or idea, while a proper noun refers to a specific person, place, thing, or idea. You can tell the difference between a common and proper noun by looking at the capitalization! Designed for first-grade learners, this one-page handout features definitions of common and proper nouns, as well as both visual and written examples of each. Whether you provide copies of this handout to students or hang it on your classroom wall as an anchor chart, this resource is a friendly and helpful way to grow and develop young learners' grammar, reading, and writing skills.

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