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Nouns

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A full stop lets a reader know when to stop reading and take a short pause, to think about the sentence they've read.

A full stop comes at the end of a sentence.

For example, The man walked across the road.

or

The dog chased the cat.

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The full stop goes at the end of the sentence to show that the sentence has finished.

Remember, A full stop doesn't just go at the end of a line - check it makes sense.

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Your Turn…

1. What is a noun?
A secret message sent between dolphins
The name of a person, a place, a thing, or idea
The sound made by an electric guitar

2. What functions could a noun serve in a sentence?
A subject and an object
A punctuation mark
A drummer

3. Which type of noun requires a capital letter?
A proper noun - the name of something individual or unique
The King of the nouns
All nouns

4. Which of the following is a noun?
running
smart
jam

5. Look at the following sentence: John walked quickly. Which is the noun?
walked
John
quickly

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