Instructions: Pick out the nouns in the following sentences and tell whether they are common or proper.
1. Mrs. Mills told the officer at the post office to weigh the package.
2. The principal at the school held Eric after the bell.
3. Sheep and horses eat grass shorter than cattle.
4. The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution are important to Americans.
5. War is a terrible thing that all nations should work to stop.
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1. Mrs. Mills – proper; officer, post office, package – common.
2. Eric – proper; principal, school, bell – common
3. Sheep, horses, grass, cattle – common
4. Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Americans – proper
5. War, thing, nations – common
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