The directions are underline the nouns in the sentence and say if they are common, proper or collective.
1. He gave me a bunch of grapes. -underline the word bunch which is collective
2. London is on the river Thames. -underline London and Thames which are both proper
3. The family decided to clean the house.-underline the word family which is collective
4. The bill for dinner was not high. -underline the word bill which is common
5. Mrs. Kunitz is the principal of Spring Lake Elementary.-underline Mrs. Kuniak and Spring Lake Elementary which are proper nouns
6. As soon as I heard him sing, I recognized his voice. -underline the word him which is common.
7. Our team is better than theirs. -underline the word team which is collective.
Please be so kind as to let me know if I am right or wrong on the above let me know if I made any errors and if so what.
1 - there's another noun
2 - Thames is not the whole noun
3 - There's another noun
4 - There's another noun
5 - There's another noun
6 - him is a pronoun, not a noun. There is another noun.
7 - correct.
Except for "him", you are correct with the other nouns.posted by Reed
Hello Mr. Reed,
So then my new answers are as follows:
1. Underline the word boy and mall which are both common nouns
2. Underline London which is a proper noun and then underline river Thames which is a common noun
3. Underline the word family which is a collective noun and underline house which is a common noun
4. Underline bill and high which are both common nouns
5. Also underline principal which is a common noun
6. Underline I believe sing which is a common noun
7. You said was correct
Please double check this for me and thank youposted by Patrick