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Recognise Noun Types

In this worksheet, students examine different nouns and decide on their purpose.

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'Recognise Noun Types' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   English

Curriculum subtopic:   Grammar: Nouns, Verbs & Tenses

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

A noun is a word that describes a person, animal, place or thing. Nouns that describe something that you can see, hear, smell, touch or taste are called concrete nouns.

For example:



ice cream



Some nouns describe things that you can't see, hear, smell, touch or taste. These are called abstract nouns.

For example:






In this worksheet you can practise deciding whether nouns are concrete or abstract.

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