Schoolhouse Rock!: A Noun Is A Person, Place Or Thing
Explains what a noun is using plenty of visuals and examples.

Public Discussion Questions

  1. What's a noun? Tell me in your own words. Make your nouns in ALL CAPS.

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  • Common Core State Standards
    Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functio...
  • Common Core State Standards
    Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.

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Public Pause Prompts

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00:26 On your paper, fill in the words from the song lyrics, "I find it quite interesting; a noun's a _... Timed 01:00
00:56 When the narrator takes a train, she names some nouns. Write one person she sees, one place, and ... Timed 01:00
02:04 The narrator just sang about Mrs. Jones and visiting the Statue of Liberty. Write down three noun... Timed 01:00
02:46 Build your background knowledge! The musicians mentioned in the song were popular in the 1950s an... Timed 04:00


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