Chapter 13 Prentice Hall Writing Coach 8th grade

Rule 13.1.1 noun
names something

Rule 13.1.2 concrete noun
names something that can be recognized through any of the five senses. An abstract noun names something that cannot be recognized throughout any of the five senses.

Rule.13.1.3 collective noun
names a group of people or things.

Rule.13.1.4 count nouns
name things that can be counted. Non-count nouns name things that cannot be counted.

Rule.13.1.5 compound noun
is one noun made by joining two or more words.

Rule.13.1.6 common noun
names any one of a class of people, places, things, or ideas. A proper noun names a specific person, place, thing, or idea.

Rule.13.2.1 pronoun
is a word that takes the place of a noun or a group of words acting as a noun.

Rule.13.2.2 antecedent
is the noun (or a group of words acting as a noun) to which a pronoun refers.

Rule.13.2.3 personal pronouns
refer to (1) the person speaking or writing, (2) the person listening or reading or, (3) the topic (person, place, thing, or idea) being discussed or written about.

Rule.13.2.4 reflexive pronoun
A reflexive pronounsubject. Reflexive pronouns point back to a noun or pronoun earlier in the sentence.

Rule.13.2.5 intensive pronoun
simply adds emphasis to a noun or pronoun in the same sentence.

Rule.13.2.6 demonstrative pronoun
points to a specific person, place, or thing.

Rule.13.2.7 relative pronoun
begins a subordinate clause and connects it to another idea in the same sentence.

Rule.13.2.8 interrogative pronoun
is used to begin a question.

Rule.13.2.9 indefinite pronoun
refers to a person, place, thing, or idea that is not specifically named.

13.1.3 non-count nouns
name things that cannot be counted

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