Grammar  Worksheet 1.

NOUNS (Common Nouns)

A common noun is used to name anything we can see, hear or touch.

Choose a word to complete the sets of words.

bus rib cup pen dog jet tree apple

1. leg, elbow, arm ……………….…

2. saucer, plate, bowl ……………..…

3. car, train, truck ………..………

4. pencil, biro, crayon ………………..

5. plane, helicopter, rocket ……………..

6. banana, pear, apricot ………..…..

7. cat, bird, sheep …………………..

8. shrub, plant, flower ……………….

Grammar  Worksheet 2.

NOUNS (Common Nouns)

A common noun is used to name anything we can see, hear or touch.

Choose a word to complete the sets of words.

hand stream peach helium pony opal zinc dress

1. plum, orange, grape ……………….…

2. valley, mountain, river ……………….…

3. nickel, iron, lead ……………….…

4. cow, horse, donkey ……………….…

5. wrist, shoulder, foot ……………….…

6. ruby, garnet, diamond ……………….…

7. skirt, scarf, trousers ……………….…

8. oxygen, hydrogen, neon ……………….…

Grammar Worksheet 3.

NOUNS (Common Nouns)

A common noun is used to name anything we can see, hear or touch.

Circle the common noun in each row that is out of place.

1. gorilla seal elephant rhinoceros

2. gum pansy elm maple

3. pork steak cheese mutton

4. radish celery coffee cabbage

5. octopus starfish worm squid

6. ear elbow wrist glove

7. kangaroo koala wombat zebra

8. scarf boot shoe slippers

9. cup plate saucer bath

10. beans carrots apples peas

11. banana apricot celery mango

12. sparrow robin magpie rabbit

Grammar 1. Worksheet 4.

NOUNS (Common Nouns)

A common noun is used to name anything we can see, hear or touch.

Choose the common noun described below.

jacket greenhouse lily heart pineapple iron trumpet dentist

1. a musical instrument ……………….…

2. a place for growing plants ……………….…

3. something you wear ……………….…

4. blood is pumped by your ……………….…

5. a tropical fruit ……………….…

6. a water plant ……………….…

7. someone who looks after your teeth ……………….…

8. used to make steel ……………….…

Grammar 1. Worksheet 5.

NOUNS (Common Nouns)

A common noun is used to name anything we can see, hear or touch.

Choose the common noun that best completes each sentence.

kennel florist hive flag lamb bulb atlas nose

1. Nostrils are part of your ……………………. .

2. A ……………………. sells flowers.

3. A daffodil grows from a ……………………. .

4. A ……………………. is a home for bees.

5. I put the puppy back in its ……………………. .

6. A young sheep is called a ……………………. .

7. A book of maps is called an ……………………. .

8. The Australian ……………………. has six stars.

Grammar 1. Worksheet 6.

NOUNS (Proper Nouns)

A proper noun is the special name of a person, place or thing.

Proper nouns always start with a capital letter.

Select the word that names each group of proper nouns.

rivers cities planets months states oceans mountains days

1. Earth, Mars, Jupiter ……………….…

2. Nile, Mississippi, Amazon ……………….…

3. Tokyo, Rome, Sydney ……………….…

4. Tasmania, Queensland, Victoria ……………….…

5. Wednesday, Sunday, Tuesday ……………….…

6. Kosciuzko, Everest, McKinley ……………….…

7. Arctic, Pacific, Atlantic ……………….…

8. June, May, April ……………….…

Grammar 1. Worksheet 7.

NOUNS (Proper Nouns)

A proper noun is the special name of a person, place or thing.

Proper nouns always start with a capital letter.

Select the word that names each group of proper nouns.

deserts countries islands continents days rivers seas cities

1. Murray, Yangtze, Ganges ……………….…

2. Tasman, Timor, Coral ……………….…

3. Sahara, Gobi, Kalahari ……………….…

4. Chicago, Los Angeles, London ……………….…

5. Saturday, Monday, Thursday ……………….…

6. Asia, South America, Antarctica ……………….…

7. Peru, Canada, India ……………….…

8. Kangaroo, King, Flinders ……………….…

Grammar 1. Worksheet 8.

NOUNS (Proper Nouns)

The names of the days of the week and the months of the year are

proper nouns.

Choose the correct proper noun to complete each sentence below.

December Friday March May Wednesday Monday September Tuesday

1. The day before Tuesday is ……………….… .

2. ……………….… is the third month of the year.

3. The last month of the year is ……………….… .

4. The day after Tuesday is ……………….… .

5. The third day of the week is ……………….… .

6. The month before June is ……………….… .

7. The day after Thursday is ……………….… .

8. The ninth month of the year is ……………….… .

Grammar 1. Worksheet 9.

NOUNS (Proper Nouns)

A proper noun is the special name of a person, place or thing.

Proper nouns always start with a capital letter.

Match the proper noun in the box with the common noun below.

Eyre Brisbane Mercury Thursday Indian Snowy Matthew Indonesia

1. city ……………….…

2. river ……………….…

3. boy ……………….…

4. lake ……………….…

5. country ……………….…

6. ocean ……………….…

7. day ……………….…

8. planet ……………….…

Grammar 1. Worksheet 10.

NOUNS (Proper Nouns)

A proper noun is the special name of a person, place or thing.

Proper nouns always start with a capital letter.

Add a proper noun from the box to complete each sentence below.

Rio de Janeiro Adelaide Fido Mazda Wednesday Emily Thailand March

1. ……………………. is the name of our new dog.

2. My friend is a girl called ……………………. .

3. My sister’s birthday is in ……………………. .

4. The capital city of South Australia is ……………………. .

5. ……………………. is an Asian country.

6. The fourth day of the week is ……………………. .

7. Our new car is a ……………………. .

8. ……………………. is a South American city.

Grammar 1. Worksheet 11.

NOUNS (Collective Nouns)

A collective noun is the name given to a group of persons, animals

or things.

Choose the word from the box that names each collection of things.

crockery vegetables clothes furniture meat stationery insects fruit

1. pen, ruler, paperclip and pencil …………….……

2. wasp, ant, fly and mosquito …………………. .

3. steak, mutton, veal and sausage ………………….

4. plate, cup, saucer and bowl …………………..

5. apple, apricot, orange and lemon ………………….

6. shirt, jumper, socks and trousers ………………….

7. bean, pea, turnip and lettuce …………………..

8. couch, stool, table and chair ………………….

Grammar 1. Worksheet 12.

NOUNS (Collective Nouns)

A collective noun is the name given to a group of persons, animals

or things.

Choose a collective noun from the box to fill each space below.

fleet team mob crowd cluster network batch litter

1. a …………….…… of basketball players

2. a …………………. of kangaroos

3. a …………………. of stars

4. a …………………. of computers

5. a …………………. of onlookers

6. a …………………. of puppies

7. a …………………. of scones

8. a …………………. of ships

Grammar 1. Worksheet 13.

NOUNS (Collective Nouns)

A collective noun is the name given to a group of persons, animals or things.

Match each collective noun to the group it names.

locusts geese flowers thieves stairs sheep shoes elephants

1. a flock of …………….……

2. a bunch of ………………….

3. a flight of ………………….

4. a plague of ………………….

5. a herd of ………………….

6. a gang of ………………….

7. a gaggle of ………………….

8. a pair of ………………….

Grammar 1. Worksheet 14.

NOUNS (Collective Nouns)

A collective noun is the name given to a group of persons, animals or things.

Write each noun under its collective heading below.

shrub cloves tuna harp flathead cinnamon tree nutmeg trombone grass cod guitar

Musical Instruments                            Spices

…………………………………… ………………………………….

…………………………………… ………………………………….

…………………………………… ………………………………….

Fish                                                            Plants

…………………………………… ………………………………….

…………………………………… ………………………………….

…………………………………… ………………………………….

Grammar 1. Worksheet 15.

NOUNS (Collective Nouns)

A collective noun is the name given to a group of persons, animals or things.

Choose the collective noun that best completes each sentence.

team hail shoal swarm bunch crowd batch colony

1. The popstar was surrounded by a ……………………. of fans.

2. The farmer was attacked by a ……………………. of bees.

3. He shared the ……………………. of grapes with his brother.

4. The bus was booked by a ……………………. of footballers.

5. Their backyard was invaded by a ……………………. of ants.

6. Our grandmother baked a ……………………. of scones.

7. The gangster was shot in a ……………………. of bullets.

8. The trawler was surrounded by a ……………………. of fish.

Grammar 1. Worksheet 16.

NOUNS (Abstract Nouns)

An abstract noun is the name of something that cannot be seen, heard,

smelled, tasted or felt.

Circle the abstract noun in each of the following groups of words.

1. seat fear deer beer

2. hope rope piano wattle

3. lion peace castle milk

4. finger misery bandit truck

5. woman tree wall failure

6. neighbour coat brooch hunger

7. ladder humour student stream

8. darkness wasp toilet duck

9. sledge shame sugar school

10. ceiling blanket plane pity

11. book truth tribe potato

12. street button field care


Grammar 1. Worksheet 17.

NOUNS (Abstract Nouns)

An abstract noun is the name of something that cannot be seen, heard,

smelled, tasted or felt.

Match the abstract nouns that have similar meanings.

attempt desire fairness sorrow excitement breakdown harmony fragrance

replacement fatigue loveliness start

1. justness …………….. 7. odour …..……………

2. peace …………….. ....8. substitute …..……………

3. craving …………….. ..9. grief …..……………

4. try …………….......... 10. elation …..……………

5. beginning ……………11. beauty …..……………

6. weariness ……………12. decay …..……………

Grammar 1. Worksheet 18.

NOUNS (Abstract Nouns)

An abstract noun is the name of something that cannot be seen, heard,

smelled, tasted or felt.

Choose the abstract noun described below.

loss pity poverty evil disorder greed fun shyness

1. a state of untidiness ………………..

2. a feeling of being sorry for someone ………………..

3. a wicked or harmful activity or situation ………………..

4. nervousness in a social situation ………………..

5. when something goes missing ………………..

6. a state of being very poor ………………..

7. the desire for more than you need ………………..

8. an enjoyable and lighthearted activity ………………..

Grammar 1. Worksheet 19.

NOUNS (Abstract Nouns)

An abstract noun is the name of something that cannot be seen, heard,

smelled, tasted or felt.

Choose the abstract noun described below.

danger hunger pleasure thirst love hate difference praise

1. a strong emotional feeling of affection ………………..

2. expression of strong approval ………………..

3. a feeling of happiness or satisfaction ………………..

4. the possibility of someone being harmed ………………..

5. the need or desire to eat ………………..

6. a strong dislike of something ………………..

7. the need or desire to drink ………………..

8. the way in which things are unlike ………………..

Grammar 1. Worksheet 20.

NOUNS (Abstract Nouns)

An abstract noun is the name of something that cannot be seen, heard,

smelled, tasted or felt.

Choose the abstract noun that best completes each sentence below.

wisdom force importance freedom bravery fear joy impatience

1. Good soldiers are known for their ……………….. .

2. The ……………….. of the occasion was not lost on them.

3. People who hate waiting show ……………….. .

4. Animals that are locked up lose their ……………….. .

5. A frightened cat shows ……………….. .

6. ……………….. is a feeling of great happiness.

7. Clever people are known for their ……………….. .

8. The ……………….. of the wind destroyed the fence.

Grammar 1. Worksheet 21.

NOUNS (Forming Nouns)

A verbal noun is a verb ending in “ing” that is used as a noun.

Choose the verbal noun that best completes each sentence below.

fishing littering cheating bleeding reading chirping rowing planning

1. ……………….. for the trip had begun four months ago.

2. The river is well known for its excellent ……………….. .

3. Fines have been increased for ……………….. .

4. The casino is on the alert for ……………….. .

5. ……………….. is an Olympic sport.

6. The ……………….. of the birds grew louder.

7. ……………….. is an excellent way to acquire knowledge.

8. The bandage soon stopped the ……………….. .

Grammar 1. Worksheet 22.

NOUNS (Forming Nouns)

A verbal noun is a verb ending in “ing” that is used as a noun.

Choose the verbal noun that best completes each sentence below.

building playing stopping croaking delaying bullying washing cooking

1. We stood for the ……………….. of the national anthem.

2. ……………….. is no longer acceptable in the playground.

3. The ……………….. of the frogs was getting louder.

4. The ……………….. of the performance annoyed the audience.

5. We all loved mum’s ……………….. .

6. Place the ……………….. in the laundry basket.

7. The ……………….. has five storeys.

8. ……………….. is difficult with worn brakes.