Noun Unit Review. 7 th Grade Mrs. Smith. A noun is a name word. A singular noun names one person, place, thing or idea. A plural noun names more than one person, place thing or idea. Add s to most nouns to form plurals. For example : writer-writers, hope-hopes
7th Grade Mrs. Smith
Add es to form the plurals of nouns ending in s,x,z,ch and sh.
For example: dress-dresses, box-boxes
Form the plurals of nouns ending in y preceded by a consonant by changing the y to iand adding –es.
For example: lily-lilies, baby-babies
Some plural nouns are not formed by adding s,or es. Check a dictionary to find the correct plural form.
For example: tooth-teeth, mouse-mice
If a noun ends in o preceded by a consonant. Form the plural by adding es.
For example: tomato-tomatoes
There are exceptions! piano-pianos, soprano,sopranos
For most nouns ending in f or fe add s. safe-safes
Some nouns like leaf-leaves, calf-calves
To form a possessive with plural nouns ending in s, add an apostrophe only.
To form a singular possessive of proper names ending in s, add ‘s.
To form a plural possessive of a proper name add an ‘
The Jones-The Jones’