Nutty Nouns Activity

Nutty Nouns Activity

How to teach Nouns

Using this Nutty Nouns Activity, students sort examples of nouns into categories based on person, place, or thing to build their parts of speech understanding.

Being able to recognize nouns will help your students craft detailed sentences. This activity give them practice with the types of nouns.

Place the peanut butter and jelly category mats in front of your workspace. Select a picture card from the pile of nouns. Decide whether it is a person, place, or a thing and place it on the mat. Individuals or small groups take turns choosing a card and sorting it into the proper category. When all cards have been sorted, use the answer sheet to check if the sorted pictures are correct.

 

Other resources to use with this Nutty Nouns Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about nouns.

Use this Common and Proper Nouns Activity as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by listening to the Have Fun Teaching Noun Song. Have students help you give examples of Nouns. Record on an anchor chart for student reference.  Then, students complete activity independently or with a partner. Challenge students to use the words from the activity in their own sentences.

Be sure to check out more Nouns Activities.

 

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