In these lessons, we will learn about proper nouns and capitalization.
Nouns are divided into common nouns and proper nouns.
Proper Nouns are special names given to people, places and things. They always begin with a capital letter.
The following diagram shows some examples of common nouns and proper nouns. Scroll down the page for more examples of proper nouns.
People’s Names Are Proper Nouns
|Helen Keller||Dr. Jones|
The Names Of Months Are Proper Nouns
The Names Of The Days Of Week Are Proper Nouns
The Names Of Festivals Are Proper Nouns
|Mother’s Day||Independence Day|
|Yom Kippur||Children’s Day|
The Names Of Countries And Their Capital Cities Are Proper Nouns
The Names Of Famous Places And Buildings Are Proper Nouns
|Statue of Liberty||Sydney Opera House|
|Great Wall of China||Grand Canyon|
|Eiffel Tower||Taj Mahal|
The Names Of Oceans, Lakes, Seas, Rivers And Mountains Are Proper Nouns
|Pacific Ocean||Indian Ocean|
|Dead Sea||Lake Michigan|
|Yangtze River||Mount Everest|
|Niagara Falls||Mount Fuji|
Grammar And Punctuations: When To Capitalize Words?
Capitalize words that are proper nouns, months, holidays, job titles when used with a person’s name, important words in a title and the first word in a sentence. Check the dictionary to see whether a word is capitalized.
Princess Proper And The Commoner
A story of Nouns
A proper noun names a specific person, place, thing or idea. It begins with a capital letter.
A common noun is a general name for a person, place. thing or idea.
A concrete noun can be sensed with any of the 5 senses.
An abstract noun names a quality, characteristics or idea.
A Lesson To Learn About Proper Noun For Kids
A song about common nouns, proper nouns, concrete nouns and abstract nouns.
A common noun names a general person, place, thing, or idea.
A proper noun names an actual person, place, thing, or idea.
What’s that sound?
A person, place or thing is found in
Name ideas, mess around with
Who is that guy?
What is that thing?
What is that place?
I’ll name and you sing
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