11 terms

Unit 9 grammar terms

From Unit 9 of Writer's Choice Grade 7

Terms in this set (...)

A person, place, thing, or idea
proper noun
Names a particular person, place, thing, or idea
common noun
Any person, place, thing, or idea
concrete noun
something you can see or touch
abstract noun
Names an idea, quality, or characteristic
compound noun
Noun that is made up or two or more words
possessive noun
Names who or what owns or has something
word made by combining two words into one and leaving out one or more letters
collective noun
Names a group of individuals
noun placed next to another noun to identify or add information to it
appositive phrase
A group of words that includes an appositive and words that describe the appositive.