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Common and Proper Nouns Sheet 3


Definition: A common noun is a name of any person, place or thing. Bridge

examples:

I went to the town. The man was very greedy.

Definition: A proper noun is the name of specific person, place or thing.

The first letter of a proper nouns is always capitalized.

examples:

I want to United Kingdom. Mr. Joe was very greedy.

Underline the common nouns and circle the Proper Nouns.

  1. The house is on Kings Street.
  2. Doyle played with her brother.
  3. Frank went to Sainsbury Store last Saturday.
  4. He rides bicycle very carefully.
  5. Lahore Boulevard is a busy street.
  6. Derrick and his friends chased the robbers.
  7. Did you see Kelvin at the party?
  8. Laura looked at the sea for hours.
  9. There were no bottles in the fridge.
  10. Fish Burger at Burger King is yummy.

Write the word common next to each common noun and rewrite proper noun on the line next.

  1. jennifer lopez __________________________
  2. doctor __________________________
  3. cat __________________________
  4. robin __________________________
  5. magazine __________________________
  6. saint marry chapel __________________________
  7. mars __________________________
  8. garden __________________________
  9. residence __________________________
  10. cindy's party __________________________

Write the proper noun for each common noun:

examples:

author Dr. Sessus

singer Elvis Presley

  1. planet __________________________
  2. country __________________________
  3. school __________________________
  4. hospital __________________________
  5. sportsman __________________________

Answer Key

Underline the common nouns and circle the Proper Nouns.

  1. The house is on Kings Street.
  2. Doyle played with her brother.
  3. Frank went to Sainsbury Store last Saturday.
  4. He rides bicycle very carefully.
  5. Lahore Boulevard is a busy street.
  6. Derrick and his friends chased the robbers.
  7. Did you see Kelvin at the party?
  8. Laura looked at the sea for hours.
  9. There were no bottles in the fridge.
  10. Fish Burger at Burger King is yummy.

Write the word common next to each common noun and rewrite proper noun on the line next.

  1. jennifer lopez Jennifer Lopez
  2. doctor common noun
  3. cat common noun
  4. robin Robin
  5. magazine common noun
  6. saint marry chapel Saint Marry Chapel
  7. mars Mars
  8. garden common noun
  9. residence common noun
  10. cindy's party Cindy's Party

Write the proper noun for each common noun:

  1. planet Mercury
  2. country Australia
  3. school American Elementary School
  4. hospital Harley Hospital
  5. sportsman Messi

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