Collective Nouns: Leveled Graphic Organizers for Differentiated Vocabulary Instruction (Grades 4-8)

Students learn that collective nouns represent groups of people, places, or things, and that these nouns may be used in either a singular or plural form. Includes graphic organizers at three levels: introductory, intermediate, and challenging! See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 6 Subject: Vocabulary, Differentiated Instruction Grade: 4 - 8 Type: Graphic Organizers Authors: Mary C. McMackin, Nancy L. Witherell Common Core: Language File Size: 140 KB

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When students understand that a collective noun represents a group but may be used in either the singular or plural form, they are ready to do one of the following graphic organizers: Nouns by the Numbers (Introductory), Collective Comparisons (Intermediate), Collective Connections (Challenging)!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.6
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.5c
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.6
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5c
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.6
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.5b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.6.6
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.5b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.7.6
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.4b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.5b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.8.6
Teaching Tips

The graphic organizers offered here should be used as students encounter collective nouns in their reading. You might want to highlight collective nouns with high-interest picture books focusing on collective nouns.