A noun is a naming word e.g. table, love, Cambridge
Which of the following groups are types of nouns?
Look at the text in this image. Drag and drop the capital letters to correctly identify the proper nouns being used here.
Proper nouns always start with capital letters
What is the correct definition of a verb?
A word that describes an action
A word that describes a state of doing, having or being
A word that describes how an action is being done
A word that describes a noun
Verbs can be active, being done by the person, animal etc. . or they can be passive, being done to or experienced by the person, animal etc. . Choose from the drop-down menus to correctly label the verbs in these sentences as either active or passive.
Adverbs describe how actions are done
Choose the adverb from the drop-down menus that most vividly describe the verb in each sentence.
1) I laid out the new halyard on deck, flaking it neatly
slowly( neatly, carefully, slowly ) so there were no twists.
2) She threw her arms around her friend, kissed her extravagantly
lightly( extravagantly, passionately, lightly ), and then ran home.
3) She danced ecstatically
beautifully( ecstatically, gracefully, beautifully )
4) My thoughts raced madly.
quickly.( madly., wildly., quickly. )
5) I felt my head spin giddily
madly( giddily, wildly, madly ) to the point of fainting.
A noun phrase contains a noun and at least one adjective to describe it.
Extra detail can be added to nouns to create noun phrases. These make writing more interesting. To create noun phrases you need to start with a noun and then add adjectives in front of the noun to describe it. Noun phrases can be extended further by adding phrases after the noun that start with a preposition.
For each of the nouns listed, drag and drop an adjective in front and a phrases after to create an extended noun phrase.