Grassy Lake Elementary School English Lesson 2.6 More Plural Nouns with - es
Objectives Students will form the plural of nouns ending with a consonant and y. Students will proofread for correct plurals.
One Minute Warm Up You know that you add –s or –es to most nouns to form the plural. If a noun ends with a consonant and y, change the y to i and add –es to form the plural. Singularbodycitycompanydiary Pluralbodiescitiescompaniesdiaries
Try it Out! What is the plural of each noun? 1.story 2.mystery 3.baby 4.pony 5.party 6.worry 7.candy stories mysteries babies ponies parties worries candies
Speak up! Raise your hand to share your answer. This list has six incorrect plural nouns. Write the list correctly. Edgar Allen Poe wrote poems and ___________________ (story). He often wrote __________________ (mystery). Sometimes he wrote about _____________ (family). Poe even wrote about their ________________ (worry). He lived in New York and other _______________ (city). Most ___________________ have books by Mr. Poe. (library) stories mysteries families worries cities libraries
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