Presentation on theme: "Language Arts Singular and Plural Nouns. Take the paper and fold like a hot dog. Left hand Column=Singular Noun Right handColumn= Plural Noun Write the."— Presentation transcript:
Take the paper and fold like a hot dog. Left hand Column=Singular Noun Right handColumn= Plural Noun Write the singular form of a noun in the left column and the plural form in the plural column.
Essential Question How do I differentiate between singular and plural nouns?
What are the rules for writing singular and plural nouns? Count off by 3. Look at all the lists in your group Each group will come up with as many rules and examples as you can remember.
The RULES 1. add s to most nouns 2. add es to a noun that ends with x, ch, s, sh, or ss. 3. consonant + y change the y to I and add es 4. vowel + y just add s 5. f or fe changes to v add s or es 6. words ending in o BE CAREFUL either s or es 7. Some don’t end in s or es (children, men, women. 8. Same singular and plural form (deer, sheep, fish)
Transparency 1-34 Using the handout, find nouns in the passage that are plural. Write them in the Examples block beside the rule that was used to make the noun plural.
Day #2 Activity In the English book, complete the following with a partner. page 94-95 number 3-55.
Finish assignment from yesterday. In the English book, complete the following: page 94-95 number 3-55. Homework for tonight- Reteaching Workbook Page #19