A noun is a person, place or thing. All names are nouns. A noun can be in the singular or in the plural. During this year we will be learning about two different types of nouns. 

Types of Nouns

Nouns can be divided into four groups or types. 

1. Common Nouns - are names common to all people or things of the same kind. They do not begin with a capital letters. 

Examples : woman, boy, month, tree, cat, girl, river, table

2. Proper Nouns - names a particular person, place or thing. They always begin with a capital letter.

Examples : Saturday, Jason, Australia, London, Maria, St. Peter

Here is a good game for you to play and check out your understanding of Proper and Common Nouns:

Noun Dunk