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2 Grammar: Grades 5 6 Common Nouns...4 Proper Nouns...5 Concrete and Abstract Nouns...6 Singular and Plural Nouns...7 Plural Nouns...8 Possessive Nouns...10 Subject and Object Pronouns...11 Possessive Pronouns...12 Reflexive Pronouns...13 Indefinite Pronouns...14 Interrogative and Demonstrative Pronouns...15 Verbs Action Verbs...16 Linking Verbs...17 Helping Verbs and Verb Phrases...18 Present, Past, and Future Tense Action Verbs...19 Past Tense Verbs Review Present, Past, and Future Tense Verbs Infinitives...24 Present and Past Participles Past Participle of Irregular Verbs...26 Present Perfect, Past Perfect, and Future Perfect Verbs Present Perfect Tense Verb Tense Review Present Progressive and Past Progressive Tenses...31 Adjectives Adjectives...32 Demonstrative Adjectives...33 Table of Contents Limiting and Descriptive Adjectives Comparative and Superlative Adjectives...35 Predicate Adjectives...37 Articles Appositives Adverbs Adverbs...41 Time Adverbs...42 Place Adverbs...43 Manner Adverbs Comparative and Superlative Adverbs...45 Punctuation Capitalization...47 Commas Hyphens and Dashes...52 Quotation Marks...53 Single Quotation Marks Apostrophes...55 Semicolons Colons...57 Sentences Parts of a Sentence Simple Subjects...59 Simple Predicates Simple Subjects and Predicates...61 Complete Subjects and Predicates...62 Compound Subjects...63 Compound Predicates Compound Subjects and Predicates...65 Subject-Verb Agreement Prepositions...69 Prepositional Phrases...70 Direct Objects Indirect Objects...75 Clauses Relative Clauses...78 Independent and Dependent Clauses...79 Sentence Building with Clauses...80 Conjunctions...81 Coordinating Conjunctions...82 Correlative Conjunctions Subordinating Conjunctions Building Sentences Expanding Sentences Types of Sentences...87 Run-On Sentences Sentence Fragments Active and Passive Voice...91 Word Study Double Negatives...92 Doesn t and Don t...93 Who and Whom Lie/Lay and May/Can...95 That and Which Synonyms and Antonyms...97 Homophones and Homographs Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, and Homographs Idioms Writing Business Letters Writing Dialogue Answer Key , Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company, Inc., Greensboro, North Carolina The purchase of this material entitles the buyer to reproduce worksheets and activities for classroom use only not for commercial resale. Reproduction of these materials for an entire school or district is prohibited. No part of this book may be reproduced (except as noted above), stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means (mechanically, electronically, recording, etc.) without the prior written consent of Carson-Dellosa Publishing Co., Inc. Printed in the USA All rights reserved. ISBN

3 Common Nouns A common noun is a word that names a person, place, or thing. Examples: girl (person), kitchen (place), window (thing) Write each common noun under the correct heading. teacher pharmacy lawyer cabinet studio thermometer cone lobby soldier park daisy partner university satellite salesperson picture infant mainland People Places Things 4 CD Carson-Dellosa

4 Proper Nouns A proper noun is a word that names a specific person, place, or thing. The first letter of a proper noun is capitalized. Examples: Susan (specific person), Canada (specific place), Little House on the Prairie (specific thing) Circle the common nouns and underline the proper nouns in each sentence. 1. The roof on the old barn is peeling. 2. A row of ants marched across the picnic blanket. 3. My mom loves to visit Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. 4. Walter put on his boots before going outside. 5. Do alligators live in swamps? 6. Jack wants to visit Paris, France. 7. Samantha checked out three books from the library. 8. Tom likes to eat at a restaurant called Good Eating. 9. Is Juan going to the store with Jamil? 10. The dance will take place in the school gym. 11. The computer in the library works best. 12. My cousin Jackie lives in Toronto, Canada. CD Carson-Dellosa 5

5 Concrete and Abstract Nouns A concrete noun identifies something that can be seen, heard, smelled, touched, or tasted. Examples: popcorn, theater, music An abstract noun is a word that names an idea or quality that cannot be physically interacted with. Examples: memory, kindness, love Write C for each concrete noun and A for each abstract noun. 1. joy 2. bravery 3. hair 4. imagination 5. peach 6. freedom 7. shout 8. guitar Decide if the noun pride is a concrete noun or an abstract noun. Explain your decision. 6 CD Carson-Dellosa

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