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Welcome the class to the lesson. Introduce yourself and the topic of the lesson. Explain that proper nouns are special types of nouns that refer to specific people, places and things.

Lesson Outline: • Explain that proper nouns capiltalise the start of every word • Give examples of proper nouns • Introduce the concept of regular nouns (ie.school, cat, burger) • Ask students to suggest proper nouns to replace the regular nouns • Model how the use of proper nouns in a sentence can give stories more detail • Introduce the concept of capitalisation rules • Introduce the different types of proper nouns (e.g. Person, Place and Brand Name) • Ask students to identify proper nouns within a text/story • Ask students to create their own sentences using proper nouns

Questioning • What do you think comes to mind when we say “proper nouns”? • Can you give me an example of a proper noun? • Can you think of anything else that could be a proper noun? • Can you spot the proper nouns in this sentence?

Assessment • Ask students to create a short story/paragraph using at least 5 proper nouns • Ask students to identify which sentences contain proper nouns and which don’t

Differentiation • Provide worksheets with different levels of difficulty • Provide extra help and support for weaker students • Provide additional worksheets, visuals, videos and activities to reinforce concepts

Plenary • Ask students to give an example of each type of proper noun • Ask students to identify some sentences which contain proper nouns • Reiterate the importance of using proper nouns in writing and stories

Resources: • Proper Nouns worksheets: https://www.superteacherworksheets.com/proper-nouns.html • Proper Nouns video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8K3qgpde1s • Proper Nouns powerpoint: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-298-what-are-proper-nouns-powerpoint