ALNS The Structure of Nouns

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ALNS’ The Structure of Nouns summarises how nouns can be one, two or more words long and what each type can be called.  Includes exercises, answer sheets and a bibliography.  11 pages.



Understanding what nouns can include helps learners to expand their vocabulary. It also assists literacy & numeracy teachers to illustrate the options involved in text creation.  This, in turn, positively affects a learner’s ability to express him/herself.

This document serves as a companion to other ALNS resources about nouns.  It assumes that the reader knows about nouns – i.e. that they name persons, places, states, things and times.  It doesn’t seek to teach you about the structure of nouns per se but to highlight the angles that can present when teaching this subject.  ALNS’ The Structure of Nouns is available as a .pdf and/or MS Word file.

Due to the nature of the online environment, it is not possible to provide a pre-purchase view of this resource.  You are charged a nominal fee to cover a very small part of its production.  How we stagger teaching and learning is subjective; I am not inferring that mine is the only approach.  My aim in providing this resource is to help you prepare efficiently and revise what you need to.  It is not a lesson plan so you will need to assess its appropriateness in your program.

In purchasing this template, you are permitted to copy and use it in educational and non-commercial settings only if you leave the branding and copyright notices in place.  ALNS’ resources are registered with Australia’s Copyright Agency Limited so this permission extends to government-recognised teaching institutions.  In purchasing this resource, you are not permitted to distribute it freely to your wider networks.  The terms and conditions for downloading, using and modifying this document can be found here.

ALNS’ templates aim to help teachers primarily although many are suitable for learners, too.  None of them, however, substitute the need for you to research and deliver to the needs of your students.

All the best with your teaching!

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