Plural rules
Download
1 / 28

Plural Rules - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 438 Views
  • Updated On :

Plural Rules. Singular Nouns. A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. A singular noun names only one person, place, thing, or idea. one boy one forest one apple one piece . Plural Nouns. A plural noun names two or more people, places, things, or ideas.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Plural Rules' - richard_edik


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

Singular nouns l.jpg
Singular Nouns

A noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. A singular noun names only one person, place, thing, or idea.

  • one boy

  • one forest

  • one apple

  • one piece


Plural nouns l.jpg
Plural Nouns

A plural noun names two or more people, places, things, or ideas.

  • some boys

  • six forests

  • two apples

  • many pieces

    What do you notice about each of the words in the plural list above?


Practice l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 3 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 1 – 12.


United streaming l.jpg
United Streaming

Lesson 3: Singular and Plural Nouns, Regular and Irregular Nouns [03:46]


Rule 1 l.jpg
Rule 1

To form the plural of most nouns you simply add an s to the end of the noun.


Rule 2 l.jpg
Rule 2

If the noun ends in sh, ch, x, s, orzaddesto make it plural.

  • Notice that these words all end in a “hissing” sound.


Practice8 l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 3 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 13 – 30.

End Lesson 1


Rule 3 l.jpg
Rule 3

If a noun ends in a consonant plus y, the y changes to ibefore es is added. Note: If the noun ends in a vowel plus y, just add s.

What are the vowels?

a

e

i

o

u

All the other letters are

consonants.


Slide10 l.jpg

So

Play ends in a (vowel) and y therefore the plural form is plays.

Monkeys ends in e (vowel) and y therefore the plural form is monkeys.

Likewise

Party ends in t (consonant) and y therefore the plural form is parties.

Candy ends in d (consonant) and y therefore the plural form is candies.


Practice12 l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 5 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 1 – 18.


Rule 4 l.jpg
Rule 4

Most of the words that end with f, ff, or fe are made plural by changing the ending to -ves.



Slide15 l.jpg

A few nouns ending in f or ff have two plural forms.


Online activity l.jpg
Online Activity

Practice with Rules 1, 4, & 2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/swf/y5_activity1.swf


Practice17 l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 5 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 19 – 44.

End Lesson 2


Rule 5 l.jpg
Rule 5

Words that end in o are usually made plural by adding s.



Slide20 l.jpg

There are two helpful rules:

  • All words that end in a vowel plus o (ao, eo, io, oo, uo) have plurals that end in just s.

  • All musical terms ending in o have plural ending in just s.



Online activity22 l.jpg
Online Activity

Practice with Rules 3 and 5

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/spellits/activities_y5/activity2.shtml


Practice23 l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 10 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 1 – 18.


Rule 6 l.jpg
Rule 6

Some words are the same in both the singular and the plural forms.


Practice25 l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 10 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 19 – 30.

End Lesson 3


Rule 7 l.jpg
Rule 7

Some words form their plural by changing the whole word. These are called irregular nouns. With irregular nouns, you have to memorize the plural form.


Rule 8 l.jpg
Rule 8

Some nouns are called noncount nouns. You don't make noncount nouns plural.


Practice28 l.jpg
Practice

Go to page 15 in your Weasel packet. Complete numbers 1 – 40.

End Lesson 4


ad