Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Abstract vs. Concrete Nouns



Concrete Noun: a person, place, or thing that can be perceived by the senses (can see it, hear, it, smell it, feel it, or taste it); concrete nouns are tangible.
 

Examples: orange, ball, girl, John
Abstract Noun: Cannot be perceived by the senses; abstract nouns include ideas, or emotions.

Examples: love, beauty, bravey, capitalism

Posters/Tutorials
The Abstract Noun - one page html poster had a neat visual and textual mini tutorial explanation and examples of presenting this concept. (Chomp Chomp.com)

Worksheets

Abstract  Noun Worksheet - suitable for younger students; from Home Schooling Haven.com

List of sample Abstract Nouns and Abstract Noun worksheets (Free Teacher Worksheets.com)


Online Activities
Abstract/Concrete Noun Drag and Drop Sort from EZSchool.com
Abstract vs. Concrete Nouns Drag and Drop Sort from Mr. Nussbaum.com


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