Learning about Adjectives and Nouns We know that adjectives describe nouns. Nouns are a person, place, thing, or idea. ex: Red hat, big truck, soft cat. Red describes the hat, big the truck, and the cat is soft. 1. Read each word aloud and decide if it is a adjective or a noun. 2. Tap then drag the word to the correct column. Adjective or Noun. 3. When finished sorting the words tap and read each column of words. 4. Tap to submit to your journal.