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Nouns: Investigate Collective Nouns

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

'Nouns: Investigate Collective Nouns' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Composition

Curriculum subtopic:   Vocabulary Awareness

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Worksheet Overview

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

for example: a flock of sheep

 

Some collective nouns are very common and we hear them all the time, but others are more unusual. Have you heard any of these before?

a parliament of owls

a murder of crows

a murmuration of starlings

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