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Worksheet 1/7 A String of Collective Nouns


Circle the collective noun in each sentence that refers to the subject or noun. The subject or noun is green and underlined. The first one has been done for you.

Pulling with all their might, a team of oxen hauled rocks.


Schools of fish swam quickly up the cool, mountain stream.


Herds of elephants ate the rain trees bare.


Colonies of beavers built the dams to hold back the flowing water.


Packs of wolves ran through the pine forest.


Pods of dolphins leaped out of the deep ocean.


Hives of bees gathered sweet nector.



Tessie's tips on writing...Write the examples of collective nouns in your notebook. Recommended Reading; " The Grey Lady and The Strawberry Snatcher", by Molly Bang.