Presentation on theme: "Plurals Words with f, ff or fe endings. Guess the spelling rule! Copy these words into your jotter and try to work out the spelling rule! Sheriff = sheriffs."— Presentation transcript:
Guess the spelling rule! Copy these words into your jotter and try to work out the spelling rule! Sheriff = sheriffs Cuff = cuffs Chief = chiefs Reef = reefs Wife = wives Leaf = leaves Calf = calves Scarf = scarfs/scarves Hoof = hoofs/hooves Dwarf = dwarfs/dwarves
Plural f, ff or fe Rule Copy this into your jotter: If a word ends in ff then the plural form needs an –s on the end. There is no clear rule for plural forms of words ending in f or fe. If you are unsure, check a dictionary or try saying it out loud; some words sound like a v sound and some sound like an f sound.
Extension Work Write the plural forms of the underlined words. You do not need to copy out the whole passage. With darkness falling rapidly, Graeme made his way along the cliff, the wind whipping his hair and howling like a wolf. He had to get to the cottage before the police dogs caught up with him. In the distance he could see the roof of the cottage. He flashed his torch and ran towards it. Then he saw a figure waving a white handkerchief. The feeling of relief washed over him. At last someone would have belief in him. As he ran through the open door into the warmth of the kitchen, he noticed the empty table had a knife sitting in the middle of it. The door shut behind him…