names a person, place, thing, or idea
names a general noun.
Ex: letter, cop, car, desk
names a specific noun
Ex: Hudson River, Ford Explorer
names ONE person, place, thing, or idea
Ex: car, tree, boat
names m ore than one person, place, thing, or idea
Ex: cars, trees, boats
nouns that show ownership
possessive SINGULAR nouns
too all singular nouns add 's
Ex: child/ child's
possessive PLURAL nouns
1.) if the noun does NOT end in "s" add 's
Ex: men- men's moose-moose's
2.) if a noun is plural and ends in "s," simply add an '
Ex: teachers- teachers' girls- girls'
a word or group of words that follows a noun. An appositive identifies or tells more about the noun