Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Use Abstract Nouns: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1.C

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Example Question #1 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun 

Possible Answers:

Drew

beauty 

run

she

Correct answer:

beauty 

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"beauty" is an abstract noun. It is a quality. 

"run" is a verb. 

"she" is a pronoun. 

"Drew" is a noun. 

Example Question #2 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun 

Possible Answers:

Happy

Skip

Run

Charlie

Correct answer:

Happy

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Happy" is an abstract noun. It is a feeling. 

Example Question #3 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun 

Possible Answers:

Jump

Scared

Jessica

She

Correct answer:

Scared

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Scared" is an abstract noun. It is a feeling. 

Example Question #4 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun

Possible Answers:

Lindsey

Sarah

Florida

Coldness

Correct answer:

Coldness

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Coldness" is an abstract noun. It is a quality.

Example Question #5 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun

Possible Answers:

She

Him

He

Bravery 

Correct answer:

Bravery 

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Bravery" is an abstract noun. It is a quality. 

Example Question #6 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun

Possible Answers:

Dream

Jake

Him

She

Correct answer:

Dream

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Dream" is an abstract noun. It is a concept.

Example Question #7 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun

Possible Answers:

She

Florida

California 

Elegance 

Correct answer:

Elegance 

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Elegance" is an abstract noun. It is a quality.

Example Question #8 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun

Possible Answers:

Run

Hide

Power

Him

Correct answer:

Power

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Power" is an abstract noun. It is a concept.

Example Question #9 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Select the answer choice that is an abstract noun

Possible Answers:

She

Generation

Maggie

Him

Correct answer:

Generation

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. 

"Generation" is an abstract noun. It is a quality concept

Example Question #10 : Use Abstract Nouns: Ccss.Ela Literacy.L.3.1.C

Which sentence(s) contains an abstract noun?

Possible Answers:

Jae's mother is turning 63 years old tomorrow.

All of the answer choices are correct.

Sharon baked a large cake for a contest.

Alex's brilliance astonished her teacher.

The dog dashed to fetch a ball.

Correct answer:

Alex's brilliance astonished her teacher.

Explanation:

An abstract noun is an idea, concept, quality, or feelings. An abstract noun is not an actual object or thing. In the sentence "Alex's brilliance astonished her teacher." the abstract noun is "brilliance." Brilliance is a quality used to describe Alex and not something that can be held, touched, or felt. Brilliance in this context refers to Alex's intelligence, which is not an actual object or thing.

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