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Suffixes: -ies. Some words are singular, we can make them plural, when the special letters are right there at the end …. Is a special letter right there at the end?. See a little consonant right before the Y ?. BABY. BAB Y. BA B Y. to an i. Change the Y. and add es !. BAB I ES.

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Suffixes ies

Suffixes:-ies

Some words are singular,

we can make them plural,

when the special letters are right there at the end …


Is a special letter right there at the end?

See a little consonant right before the Y?

BABY

BABY

BABY

to an i

Change the Y

and add es!

BABIES


MONKEY

Is a special letter right there at the end?

See a little consonant right before the Y?

MONKEY

MONKEY

Just add S!

MONKEYS


Bunny

Is a special letter right there at the end?

See a little consonant right before the Y?

BUNNY

BUNNY

BUNNY

to an i

Change the Y

and add es!

BUNNIES


Cherry

Is a special letter right there at the end?

See a little consonant right before the Y?

CHERRY

CHERRY

CHERRY

to an i

Change the Y

and add es!

CHERRIES


TURKEY

Is a special letter right there at the end?

See a little consonant right before the Y?

TURKEY

TURKEY

Just add S!

TURKEYS


BOY

Is a special letter right there at the end?

See a little consonant right before the Y?

BOY

BOY

Just add S!

BOYS


Is a special letter right there at the end?

FLY

FLY

See a little consonant right before the Y?

FLY

to an i

Change the Y

and add es!

FLIES


Strawberry

Is a special letter right there at the end?

STRAWBERRY

See a little consonant right before the Y?

STRAWBERRY

STRAWBERRY

to an i

Change the Y

and add es!

STRAWBERRIES


Is a special letter right there at the end?

CITY

CITY

See a little consonant right before the Y?

CITY

to an i

Change the Y

and add es!

CITIES


Plural endings ies
PLURAL ENDINGS –IES

  • ADD –S TO MAKE WORDS MEAN MORE THAN ONE.

  • IF YOU SEE A Y AT THE END OF A WORD, CHECK TO SEE IF THERE IS A CONSONANT BEFORE THE Y.

  • IF THERE IS A CONSONANT BEFORE THE Y, CHANGE THE Y TO AN I AND ADD ES!

  • IF THERE IS A VOWEL BEFORE THE Y, JUST ADD S!

The End


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