Name Me a Noun game

Practice all the different types of nouns with this unique game that can be played two ways.  Everyone gets a lotto-style playing board and a pile of space markers.  Players take turns either drawing a card and trying to match it to a space on their board, or (the alternate way of playing) coming up with their own word to fit a space on their board.  The winner is the first to cover all 8 spaces on their playing board.


Types of nouns practiced: — person, place, or thing — common or proper — concrete or abstract — singular or plural

Examples of playing board spaces: — “thing, concrete, plural”  (like pencils or bulldozers) — “person, common, singular”  (like teacher or sister) — “place, proper, singular”  (like Chicago or Penny Park)

This set includes 4 playing boards (make multiple copies for more than 4 players), 48 word cards, and over 100 space markers.

You can even add your own word cards – or have students make enough cards to fill their own boards, as an independent activity!


Sample pages from this packet — click to view larger:

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