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1 Forming Plural Nouns By Deb Hanson © Star Clipart by Krista Wallden

2 star A singular noun refers to ONE thing. A plural noun refers to MORE THAN ONE thing. stars

3 Rule #1 Try it! Make apple plural. Make girl plural. Add an –s to most singular nouns apples girls

4 Rule #2 Try it! Make box plural. Make six plural. If a word ends in x, add -es boxes sixes

5 Rule #3 Try it! Make lunch plural. Make witch plural. If a word ends in -ch, add -es lunches witches

6 Rule #4 Try it! Make wish plural. Make eyelash plural. If a word ends in sh, add -es wishes eyelashes

7 Rule #5 Try it! Make pass plural. Make boss plural. If a word ends in -ss, add -es passes bosses

8 Rule #6 Try it! Make baby plural. Make candy plural. Change the y to an i, and then add -es babies candies

9 Rule #7 Try it! Make leaf plural. Make wife plural. leaves wives Change the f or –fe to an v, and then add -es

10 Rule #8- There are a few irregular plural nouns that you need to memorize. man men woman women

11 child children mousemice footfeet

12 tooth teeth fish sheep

13 Lets practice. Write a sentence using the plural form of the word. lady The ladies walked into the store.

14 lady The calves just learned how to walk. calf

15 The foxes ran into the woods. fox

16 I saw two big fish swimming in the stream. fish

17 My brother broke two dishes. dish

18 I got two watches for my birthday. watch

19 My mom saves my baby teeth. tooth

20 Do you like ketchup with your French fries ? fry

21 My sister loves to wear dresses. dress

22 I keep one of my toothbrushes in my suitcase. toothbrush

23 Mom says that my cat has nine lives. life

24 His feet hurt after his long run. foot

25 Both churches are new. church

26 The shelves were full of books. shelf

27 I have special memories of times with my grandma. memory

28 I have a red pair of glasses. glass

29 My parents have to pay taxes. tax

30 I screamed when I saw the three mice. mouse


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