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Naming Words: Name, Place, Animal, and Thing

Grade 2
Jul 26, 2023
  • Read the words
  1. Strawberry
  2. Tiger
  3. Paris
  4. Eagle
  5. Tom
  • The list of the words above indicates the names of different fruits, animals, places, birds, and persons.
  • These are called the naming words.
  • Refer to slide no. 9.
Naming Words
Naming Words
  • When we say an animal, it can be any animal. But when we say a tiger, it indicates only a tiger, not any other animal.
  • Similarly, when we say boy, that may be any boy. But when we are calling Tom, he must be one particular boy whose name is Tom.
  • Refer to slide no. 10.
Naming Words
Naming Words
  • We can identify naming words in four categories person, place, animal, and thing.
  • Naming words can be the names of any particular person.


Jenny is going to school.

Mathew is playing football.

Mr. Rock is working in his office.

That beautiful lady is Miss Alice.

  • For examples refer to slide no. 14 and 15.

Naming words can be the names of any specific place.


I will go to London this weekend.

Have you ever been to Australia?

The Himalayas look beautiful in daytime.


Let’s visit the Amazon river this week?

  • For examples refer to slide no. 16 and 17.
  • Naming word can be identified by any particular animal or bird.


The cat is playing with the ball.

The elephants are playing with water.

Look at the white dolphin.

The tiger is running towards me.

  • For examples refer to slide no. 18 and 19.
  • The naming words can also be identified from different things.


I have a green pen.

We are playing with the white football.

That red bag is mine.

This black dress is my favourite.

  • For examples refer to slide no. 20 and 21.
  • Some naming words like Rony, Nichole, Maria, Rock, the Himalayas, Amazon are called naming words.
  • Refer to slide no 22.
Naming words Start with a
Naming words start with a
  • All the words which indicate the name of any person, place, animal, or thing are called the naming words.
  • Refer to slide no. 23.
name of any person
Name of any person
Naming Words


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