Voyages in English 2018 Gr. 5 Practice Bk

© Loyola Press. Voyages in English Grade 5 Section 1 • 5 Name Date For additional help, review pages 2–3 in your textbook or visit A noun is a word that names a person, a place, or a thing. A common noun names any one of a class of people, places, or things. A proper noun names a particular person, place, or thing. Proper nouns begin with capital letters. Write each noun from the box in the correct column. Write whether each noun names a person, a place, or a thing. baseball bookshelf Monday Europe Kobe Bryant Seattle stadium teammate PERSON, PLACE, PERSON, PLACE, PROPER OR THING? COMMON OR THING? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Underline the common nouns and circle the proper nouns in the sentences. 9. Golf is a game that people say was invented in Scotland. 10. When a soccer ball is kicked into a goal, a goal is scored. 11. The Little League World Series is held in Pennsylvania. 12. If Megan dances well, she will be chosen for the trip to New York City. 13. Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the Olympic Games in China. Write a noun or nouns to complete each sentence. Circle the proper nouns. 14. My favorite games are . 15. is my favorite band. 16. The best place in my state is . 17. I think you might like to read . 18. My family had for . 19. Last summer I went to and saw . 20. I do not like to eat , but are tasty. 1.1 Common and Proper Nouns