If the word ends with s, sh, ch, or x, add –es to make the word plural. boxboxes dressdresses watchwatches benchbenches dishdishes foxfoxes
We need our (book) for math. We need our books for math. Let’s make singular nouns plural
Two (pencil) need to be sharpen. Two pencils need to be sharpen.
I read many (letter) from grandpa. I read many letters from grandpa.
The man cleaned all the (bench). The man cleaned all the benches.
My mom washed the (dish). My mom washed my dishes.
My dad planted many (bush). My dad planted many bushes.
I had to put away my (toy). I had to put away my toys.
The teacher asked us to pick up all the (block). The teacher asked us to pick up all the blocks.
Let’s Review…. A singular noun names one person, place, or thing. A plural noun names more than one person, place, or thing. Add –s to form the plural of most singular nouns. Add –es to form the plural of nouns that end with s, sh, ch, or x.