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Investigate Collective Nouns

In this worksheet, students will investigate collective nouns used to describe groups of animals or objects.

'Investigate Collective Nouns' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:   Vocabulary Awareness

Popular topics:   Nouns worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

A collective noun is a word used to describe a group of things.


a flock of sheep


For example: a flock of sheep


In this activity, we are going to be looking at many different collective nouns . Some collective nouns are very common and we hear them all the time, but others are more unusual.


Why not keep a list of some of the best ones to use in your writing in the future!

Who wouldn't be impressed if you wrote about seeing a kindle of kittens!




Have you heard of any of these before?


a parliament of owls

a murder of crows

a murmuration of starlings

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