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Naming Words  

Grade 2
Sep 1, 2022

Naming words are names of people, animals, birds, places or things. 

E.g.  Leo, Rat, Crow, London, Book 

Four types of naming words 

  1. Naming words referring to names of people. 

E.g.  Leo, Andrea, Father, Mother 

  1. Naming words referring to the name of places. 

E.g.  School, London, Park, New york 

  1. Naming words referring to names of animals and birds. 

E.g.  Tiger, Monkey, Cow, Parrots 

  1. Naming words referring to names of things. 

E.g.  Box, Pen, Apples, Car 

Everything that we can touch, feel, see and talk about is represented by a naming word. It includes the name of people, place, things and animals around us. Here the names can be both general and special. 

General names are general terms for places, people, things of same group etc. 

E.g.  School, Children 


Special names are names of specific person, place or thing. 

E.g.  Leo, New York 

Special names always start with capital letters. 


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