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Plural nouns power point

  1. 1. 6th grade Language Arts Plural nouns PowerPoint
  2. 2. Singular/Plurals Review  Rule #1 ________ nouns are usually formed by simply adding _____ to a __________ noun.  boy = boys  belch = belches  annoyance = annoyances Write the plural of each word listed below:  whisper =  paper wad =  lecture = Plural s singular
  3. 3. Singular/Plurals Review Rule #2 Nouns ending in ____, ____, ____, ____, and ____ form the plural by adding _____.  moss = mosses box = boxes  buzz = buzzes dish = dishes Circle the letter(s) that makes this rule apply. Then write the plural of each word.  dress =  brush =  wish =  class =  cross =  bench =  ax =  grass = s z x sh ch -es
  4. 4. Singular/Plurals Review Rule #3 Nouns ending in _____ preceded by a __________ are formed into a plural by changing _____ to ________. [E.g. lady = ladies; city = cities; army = armies] -y consonant -y -ies
  5. 5. Exercise: Write the plural of the following words  fly=  baby=  pony=  injury=  cherry=  lady=  beauty=  story=  history=  berry=  city=  sky=  duty=  study=  theory=
  6. 6. Singular/Plurals Review  Rule #4 Nouns ending in ____ preceded by a ________ form their plurals by adding _______ [Ex: boy = boys; day = days] Write the plural of the following  bay=  toy=  essay=  turkey=  chimney= -y vowel -s
  7. 7. Rule #5 Most nouns ending in o _________ by a ____________ are formed into a plural by adding ______. Example: hero = heroes; grotto = grottoes preceded consonant es
  8. 8. Exercise: Write the plural of the following words  Motto*=  calico=  buffalo*=  hero=  potato=  cargo=  volcano=  grotto=  mosquito*=  tomato=  halo*=  tornado*= *may add - s or - es
  9. 9. Singular/Plurals Review Rule #6 Most nouns ending in o preceded by a __________ are formed into a plural by adding_________.[Ex: folio= folios] Write the plural of the following:  cameo=  studio=  portfolio= vowel -s
  10. 10. Singular/Plurals Review Rule #7 Some nouns ending in ______ or fe are made plural by changing f or fe to _______ [Ex: beef= beeves; wife= wives] f -ves
  11. 11. Singular/Plurals Review Write the plural of the following words  calf=  self=  leaf=  sheaf=  loaf=  shelf=  half=  wolf=  elf=  half=  thief=  wife=
  12. 12. Singular/Plurals Review  chief=  mischief=  gulf=  hoof=  roof=  grief=  kerchief=  safe= The following form their plurals by adding - s. (An exception to rule #7) Write the plural of the following words:
  13. 13. IRREGULAR PLURALS. Write the plural of the following words  man=  foot=  mouse=  woman=  tooth=  louse=  child=  ox=  goose=
  14. 14. The following nouns have no singular. They should always be written plural.  scissors  oats  tongs  dregs  trousers  pinchers  bellows  snuffers  cattle  shears  measles  mumps  victuals  tweezers  vespers  clothes
  15. 15. Some nouns are always singular. Some of these nouns may be used in the plural when different kinds are meant as sugars, coffees, cottons  gold  silver  wheat  corn  molasses  copper  sugar  cotton  fish  homework  stuff  junk  Singular nouns use ______ and _______.  Plural nouns use _________ and _________. this that these those

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