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Common and Proper Nouns

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Common and Proper Nouns Answer Key

1. 
Rewrite the sentence so it contains a proper noun instead of a common noun.

We went to the grocery store.
  • Sample answer:

    We went to Kroger.
2. 
Rewrite the sentence so it contains proper nouns instead of common nouns.

The dog likes to eat dog food.
  • Sample answer:

    Rover likes to eat Kibble.
3. 
Rewrite the sentence so it contains a proper noun instead of a common noun.

I drive a truck.
  • Sample answer:

    I drive a Ford truck.
4. 
Rewrite the sentence so it contains common nouns instead of a proper nouns.

Mrs. Johnson told Harry to be quiet.
  • Sample answer:

    The teacher told the boy to be quiet.
5. 
Rewrite the sentence so it contains a common noun instead of a proper noun.

I like to eat Coco Chocolate Bars.
  • Sample answer:

    I like to eat chocolate bars.
6. 
Rewrite the sentence so it contains a common noun instead of a proper noun.

We are going to Cocoa Beach for Spring Break.
  • Sample answer:

    We are going to the beach for vacation.
7. 
Identify the noun in all caps as common or proper.

I went to the CITY last night.
  1. Common
  2. Proper
8. 
Identify the noun in all caps as common or proper.

I went to CHARLESTON last night.
  1. Common
  2. Proper
9. 
The sentence below contains a proper noun and a common noun. Identify which is which.

The man lost his Great Brands Guitar.
  • Common - man
    Proper - Great Brands Guitar
10. 
Write a sentence that contains a common noun and a proper noun. Identify which is which.
  • Sample answer:
    Sally likes to eat cereal.

    Common - cereal
    Proper - Sally

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