Grammar

nouns: Singular or plural?

Grammatical number, Parts of speech, Word relationships, Handwriting practice, ELA K-2, ELA 1st Grade, ELA Kindergarten

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Grammar

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Overview                 

A noun names a person, place, or thing.

You can add -s to some nouns to show that there is more than one of that person, place, or thing.  

Download our Nouns: Singular or plural? activity below. 

The activity introduces the difference between singular and plural nouns. What do these words mean? How do you know when a noun is singular (only one)? How do you know when a noun is plural (more than one)? This activity has also been designed for handwriting practice. 


Common Core alignment:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1.C Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes).

Singular and plural EXAMPLEs

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Tree is singular. This means there is only one tree.  

Trees is plural. This means there is more than one tree.


Activities

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Deep Dive

In line with both the Common Core Standards (US) and the National Curriculum (UK), children are expected to develop a mastery of grammar that will help them become proficient in their use of written and oral language. 

Mastery of grammar requires an understanding of concepts such as the different parts of speech (e.g. noun, verb, adjective), the different tenses of verbs (e.g. play-played, go-went), the plural of nouns (e.g. pen-pens, box-boxes, man-men), the syntax of simple and complex sentences and questions, and the correct use of punctuation.

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