A collective noun is a word used to represent a group of people, places, animals, or things. These collective noun worksheets are perfect to teach primary about collective nouns. A colorful collective nouns list is also included in this post.
There is a troop of monkeys on that tree. Here a troop of monkeys is being referred to as singular since it is a single troop we are referring to.
Groups of people – band, choir, army, mob, crowd, audience, etc.
Groups of animals – swarm, herd, flock, colony, leap, memory, tower, dazzle, etc.
Groups of things – bunch, bundle, chest, string, etc.
Before teaching primary kids with this ‘collective noun worksheets’ pack, I suggest you try Pack 1 of collective nouns.
The above sheet is a collective nouns list which can be useful to teach primary as well as adults. It is a mix of nouns for people, animals, and things.
I print this collective nouns list for each child in the class and we read it together before moving on to the education worksheets.
My blog has a pack of collective nouns anchor chart and task cards which makes for a useful classroom resource.
These task cards serve as great printable resources for teachers to teach primary. The task cards will also teach children how to use collective nouns in sentences.
The first education worksheet is an interesting one where children need to complete the phrases by adding the collective noun to the noun it refers to. Pictures have also been provided. You can have the children match the pictures with its phrase and color them.
Circle the collective nouns in the first exercise of the above worksheet. The second exercise in the above collective nouns worksheet has the common nouns with a bunch of scrambled letters that can be unscrambled to form the collective noun. Unscramble the word and write the collective noun. This unscrambling exercise tests children’s problem-solving skills and makes them better spellers.
In the last of the ‘collective nouns educational worksheets’ Pack, we use collective nouns in the word bank to complete the sentences.
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