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Published on February 19, 2014

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Collective nouns • The name used for a group of things • It can be animals like squirrels or elephants • It can be things like tables or trees

Collective nouns A lion

A pride of lions

A goose A flock of geese

One hedgehog A prickle of hedgehogs

An elephant A herd of elephants

One Hippopotamus A bloat of Hippopotami

A fish A school of fish

A squirrel What do you think would be a good name for a group of squirrels?

Some more collective nouns • • • • A wolf A whale A bee A puppy • • • • A A A A pack of wolves pod of whales swarm of bees litter of pups

What could you call these things? • A group of soldiers • A large group of people • A group of footballers • A group of schoolchildren • An army • A crowd • A team • A class

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