2 Objectives Students will: Write the plural form of nouns correctly. Proofread for plural nouns.
3 Rules Singular Noun Example: Plural Noun Names one person, place, thing, or idea.Example:The farmer drove to the market with the box.Plural NounNames more than one person, place, thing, or idea.The farmers drove to the markets with the boxes.
4 Rules for forming plurals Most singular nouns:Add “s”Street = streetsHouse = housesNouns ending in s, x, ch, or sh:Add “es”Dress = dressesAx = axesBench = benchesDish = dishesNouns ending with a vowel and y:Add “s”Valley = valleysJoy = joysNouns ending with a consonant and y:Change the “y” to “i” and then add “es.”City = citiesCranberry = cranberries
5 What is the plural form of each noun? ostrichostrichesfoxfoxesletterlettersalleyalleysbossbossespandapandasporchporchesfamilyfamiliesholidayholidaysglassglasses
6 What is the plural form of each noun? ideaideasmonthmonthstoytoysoceanoceanspartypartiesfluteflutesmarshmarshesbasketbasketsdoctordoctorsbodybodies
7 What is the plural form of each noun? paperpaperspicturepicturesranchrancheslibrarylibrariesbusinessbusinessesbirthdaybirthdaysnotebooknotebooksaxaxesbalconybalconiesinchinches
8 Find the eleven incorrect plural nouns At the City Harbor Huge ocean lineres arrive. Tiny tugboats pull the giant shipes. Persones young and old sit on benches and watch. Ferrys sail in and out. Familys get on and off. Noisy seagulles swoop over the beachs. Tall cranes load boxes onto big vessels. Bosses direct the groupes of workers. The rayes of the sun fade. Flashs of light beam from the buoyes offshore.linersshipsPersonsFerriesFamiliesseagullsbeachesraysgroupsFlashesbuoys