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Focus Activity Reviews. Mr. Wright – Language Arts 8. Subject-Verb Agreement. Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines. Here comes Joe and JoLondia with several cases of water to prepare for the hurricane.

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focus activity reviews

Focus Activity Reviews

Mr. Wright – Language Arts 8

subject verb agreement
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Here comes Joe and JoLondia with several cases of water to prepare for the hurricane.

The subject is plural, Joe and JoLondia.

The verb must be plural.

subject verb agreement1
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • A box of several used gloves and T-shirts were sold at the yard sale for five dollars after the hurricane.

was

The subject and the verb must agree in number.

A box . . . was sold

subject verb agreement2
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Each of the girls stand near the street during the storm waiting for the school bus.

s

The verb must also be singular.

The subject is singular.

subject verb agreement3
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Was both of Juliet’s friends planning to go with her to the hurricane shelter?

Were

The verb must be plural.

The subject is plural.

subject verb agreement4
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • The height of the storm surge and the coastal waves around both cities are unusually great.

is

When the subject is singular, the verb must also be singular.

subject verb agreement5
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Neither of the boys who helped fill the sandbags have their homework completed.

has his

Any verb or pronoun that refers to the subject must also be singular.

“Neither” is always singular.

subject verb agreement6
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Neither Micah nor Bobby write about Hurricane Katrina for more than half an hour.

s

The verb must be singular.

The subject is singular.

news from other schools
News from Other Schools
  • A Grand Bay teacher smiles because two of her students made an “A” on the basket weaving exam.
subject verb agreement7
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Politics are an important factor in the controversy surrounding the storm cleanup.

is

“Politics” is a singular “problem subject.” When used as a subject, the verb must also be singular.

news from other schools1
News from Other Schools

A sign at the entrance of Causey Middle School.

subject verb agreement8
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Everybody expect to hear their name for recognition during the storm rescue.

s

his or her

The verb must also be singular.

The subject is singular.

subject verb agreement9
Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Write the sentence below exactly as it is shown. Make the necessary correction(s). Skip lines.
  • Into the pool (jump, jumps) the hot children.

Children jump into the pool.

The subject is “children.”