By: Cameron Scheler
The people, places and things you'll see!
What would life be like without people, places and things? Life would be very boring. A noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, action or quality. An example of a noun as a person is a man, a place is a city such as Paris, a thing is a table, an action or quality is kindness. The book by Dr. Seuss called, Oh, the Places You'll Go! uses nouns in a fun way and is creative. A noun helps a story come together to help the reader understand the meaning. For example,
Waiting for the fish to bite
or waiting for wind to fly a kite
or waiting around for Friday night
or waiting, perhaps, for their Uncle Jake
or a pot to boil, or a Better Break
or a sting of pearls, or a pair of pants
or a wig with curls, or Another Chance.
Everyone is just waiting.
Give a noun the chance to stay as a part of speech because it will go places.