Exercise 1: Nouns
Underline all the nouns you can find or highlight.
1. The dog chased the cat under the porch.
2. Muffins made with blueberries are delicious.
3. My daughter sold her computer to a friend.
4. Robert drove his car to Saint John and shopped for a new truck.
5. So much snow covered the roads, that even truck drivers pulled into motels.
6. The passengers on the ship witnessed the collision with the iceberg.
7. The Titanic sank in a few hours; many husbands and wives were separated.
8. Penguins live near the South Pole, but these birds aren’t bothered by the cold.
9. Many retired couples move to Florida where the weather is warmer.
10. Shediac is closer to the Confederation Bridge than Riverview is.
Do the same with these:
1. From the top of a small hill, we saw the Northumberland Strait.
2. The ocean was calm, and the clouds were beautiful.
3. Then, the little boats began to appear.
4. The fishermen were out checking their traps for lobster.
5. Many people in this area spend most of their lives on the sea.
6. Local markets are full of mussels, clams, scallops, and lobster.
7. In small villages, canneries prepare seafood for shipment to Japan.
8. When their boats are full, the fishermen return to their harbours for the night.
9. If the weather is good, their catch is usually large.
10. Storms make life on the water dangerous.
Write 10 sentences of your own. Highlight all the nouns you used.
1. My cat is funny when he sleeps.
2. When I went swimming I got hungry.
3. If we have yummy dinner I will eat a lot of it.
4. If you had chocolate in front of you would you eat it?
5. On the weekend I read for the whole 2 days.
6. My name is Amelia.
7. Flowers are beautiful and coulorful.
8. As my mum was going to the gym I dropped the glass.
9. Today at school our teacher was not here.
10. My laptop takes a long time to load.