Author: Alli Kende

Today we are going to learn about nouns, and how to use them. A noun is a basic part of speech. But before we get started, lets find out where nouns came from. The word noun comes from a Latin root. It relates to the Latin word "nomen". It is known as an elementary part of speech. Now lets get started with the tutorial!


Definition: A word used to identify a person, place, thing, or idea. 


- Bill, Amanda, dress, apple, chair, window, civil rights, Charlie, Allison, mom, dad

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