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Nouns, Proper Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs Posters

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A set of 5 posters that explain and give examples of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and proper nouns.

This set of educational posters details a simple definition and sentence examples for nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and proper nouns.

Nouns are naming words (place – beach, object – apple, person – Henry, animal – cat)

Verbs are action or doing words (eats, swims, bakes, sings)

Adjectives are describing words (rainy, spotted, large, green)

Adverbs are words that describe a verb (softly, quickly, carefully, happily)

Proper Nouns are names of people, places, organizations, and events (Sam, London, American Red Cross, Christmas)

How to use this resource:

  • A great visual resource to laminate and hang up in your classroom. Students can refer to it when needed.
  • Use it as a word wall. Each poster is a heading with a list of words that the students can come up with that match the parts of speech label (nouns, verbs, and adjectives).
  • This resource links in well with our Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives flashcards.
  • Another great resource to use is our Nouns, Verbs, and Adjectives game board.

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  • Anas Ali

    How to get these resources

    Comment by Anas Ali on April 25, 2019 at 1:52 am


    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Kashaf,
      At the top left of the page, click the download button. The files will be downloaded to your Downloads folder.
      If there is anything else I can assist you with, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

      Official comment by Kristian on April 26, 2019 at 1:22 pm


  • Donna Dutton

    On the verb poster, to bake and to swim are infinitives. The verbs in those 2 sentences are likes (to swim) and liked (to bake). In these sentences, the infinitive is functioning as a direct object– likes what? To swim. Infinitive are nouns that function like a noun. Infinitives can be subjects or direct objects…

    Comment by Donna Dutton on June 17, 2019 at 4:21 pm


    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi Donna, thanks so much for your comment. You are absolutely correct, there are infinitives featured in two of the sentences on the verb poster. As this poster pack is aimed at very young students, we have tried to simplify the concepts and focus on verbs as ‘action and doing words’ in the sentences. Adding infinitives and participles into the mix can get confusing for young students. Thanks again for your comment.

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on June 18, 2019 at 7:38 am


  • Donna Dutton

    Why don’t you just use grammatically correct sentences with the action verbs. When kids are taught incorrectly, it makes it harder for them to understand verbals later.

    Comment by Donna Dutton on June 19, 2019 at 3:27 pm


    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Hi Donna, thanks so much again for your comment. I’ve had a chat with another of our teachers and we agree this could get confusing, so we are going to amend this resource. I’ll let you know when it’s available again to download with the updates. Thanks again.

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on June 20, 2019 at 6:27 am


  • Donna Dutton

    Thank you!

    Comment by Donna Dutton on June 20, 2019 at 11:59 am


    • Kristian Kristian

      Hi Donna,
      Thank you for your lovely comment. I am so glad you are enjoying our resources.

      Official comment by Kristian on June 20, 2019 at 1:01 pm


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