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Plural nouns power point

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  • 1. 6th grade Language Arts
    Plural nouns PowerPoint
  • 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. Singular/Plurals Review
    Rule #2Nouns 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. Singular/Plurals Review
    Rule #3Nouns 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. Exercise:  Write the plural of the following words
     fly=
     baby=
     pony=
     injury=
     cherry=
     lady=
     beauty=
     story=
     history=
     berry=
     city=
     sky=
     duty=
     study=
     theory=
  • 6. Singular/Plurals Review
    Rule #4Nouns 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. Rule #5Most nouns ending in o _________ by a ____________ are formed into a plural by adding ______.  Example:  hero = heroes; grotto = grottoes
    preceded
    consonant
    es
  • 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. Singular/Plurals Review
    Rule #6Most 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. Singular/Plurals Review
    Rule #7Some nouns ending in ______ or fe are made plural by changing f or fe to _______  [Ex:  beef= beeves; wife= wives]
    f
    -ves
  • 11. Singular/Plurals Review
    Write the plural of the following words
     calf=
     self=
     leaf=
     sheaf=
     loaf=
     shelf=
     half=
     wolf=
     elf= 
     half=
     thief=
     wife=
  • 12. Singular/Plurals Review
    The following form their plurals by adding - s.
    (An exception to rule #7)
    Write the plural of the following words:
     chief=
     mischief=
    gulf=
     hoof=
     roof=
     grief=
    kerchief=
     safe=
  • 13. IRREGULAR PLURALS. Write the plural of the following words
     man=
     foot=
     mouse=
     woman=
     tooth=
     louse=
     child=
     ox=
     goose=
  • 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. 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