Content Words label an object or action. They include Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs.
A common noun refers to a person, place, or thing generally.
A proper noun refers to a specific person, place, or thing. Proper nouns start with a capital letter.
|Common Noun||Proper Noun|
A verb, a "doing" word, describes what a person or thing does, or what happens. For example:
run, rain, grow, be
An adjective names an attribute of a noun. For example:
red, tall, old
Adverbs describe a verb, an adjective or another adverb. They tell us how, where, when, why and with what frequency. For example:
cheerfully, quickly, longingly