6 A plural noun is a word that names more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
7 Special Rules for Plural You should:If:Examples:add esthe noun ends with sh, ch, ss, s, or xbushes, watches, passes, buses, foxesthe noun ends with otomatoes, potatoeschange the y to an i and add esif the singular noun ends in a consonant and a ypenny pennieschange the f to a v and add esIf the singular noun ends with an fwolf wolvesJust add sIf the singular noun ends in vowel and yturkey turkeys
8 More Special RulesSome nouns do not change at all (deer to deer, fish to fish)Some nouns change into different words (child to children, goose to geese, person to people)
9 Find the plural noun or nouns in the following sentences. The jar was filled with pennies.The students used passes in the hall.There were fish in the water.
10 Find the plural nouns! The deer ran into the woods. Did you see the people?Where did the mice go?My teeth are nice and clean.The tornadoes ripped up the towns.
11 Singular, plural, or could it be both singular and plural? wolfchildrenoxendeermancitiesfeetpeoplewomansheepwomenmoose
12 Change the singular nouns to plural nouns loafblueberrymonkeywishjobdeersandwichtomatopersonmicemanwoman