Singular and Plural Nouns Notes On Generalizations For
Singular and Plural Nouns Notes On Generalizations For Spelling/Forming Plural Nouns. Singular vs. Plural A singular noun names one person, place, thing, or idea. One cat, one store, one item A plural noun names two or more persons, places, things, or ideas. Two cats, four stores, fifteen items
Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 1. For most singular nouns, add s. Singular teacher street pencil book elephant Plural teachers streets pencils books
elephants Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 2. For nouns ending with s, x, z, sh, or ch, add es. Singular gas wax waltz dish church Plural gases
waxes waltzes dishes churches Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 3. For nouns ending with a consonant and y, change the y to i and add es. For nouns ending with a vowel and y, add s. Singular sky army penny boy
alley Plural skies armies pennies boys alleys Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 4. For some nouns ending with f or fe, add s. For others, change the f to v and add s or es. (You will need to memorize the spellings for such words or look them up in a dictionary to check.
Singular belief roof loaf life knife Plural beliefs roofs loaves lives knives Generalizations for forming plural nouns:
These are a little more tricky . . . 5. For nouns that end with o, add s or es. (Again, you would need to memorize the spellings of such words or look them up in a dictionary to doublecheck.) One trick to remember: if it has to do with sound (music), just add s.Ex: cello. piano, radio Singular Plural cello cellos
piano pianos radio radios zoo zoos potato / tomato potatoes / tomatoes
Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 6. Some nouns have irregular plural forms. You will have to memorize the spelling for irregular plurals. Singular Plural child children foot feet
tooth teeth mouse mice man / woman men / women Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 7. A few nouns have the same singular and
plural forms. Singular Plural sheep sheep Chinese Chinese moose moose
grapefruit grapefruit deer deer salmon salmon Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 8. A few nouns have only plural forms.
Plural scissors jeans savings dues Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 9. A few nouns that end with s look plural but are considered singular. Singular measles news economics
dues Generalizations for forming plural nouns: Compound Nouns 10.For most compound nouns, make the most important word plural. For a compound noun written as one word, make the last part plural. For a compound noun written with hyphens or as separate words, make the key word plural. Generalizations for forming plural nouns:
One word compound nouns Separate words Hyphenated compound nouns Singular Plural billboard
billboards cupful cupfuls campground campgrounds maid of honor maids of honor attorney-at-law
attorneys-at-law step-brother step-brothers Great-grandma Great-grandmas Generalizations for forming plural nouns: 11. Letters, numbers, symbols, and words used as words are made plural by adding an apostrophe () and s. Singular
Plural # #s A As 25 25s and
ands & &s ABC & 123 ABCs & 123s Using a Dictionary: Nouns that are made plural in other ways besides just adding -s or -es can be looked up in a dictionary to check the correct spelling.
Sample Dictionary entries: dic-tion-ar-y (dik she ner e), n., pl. aries, a book containing words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically, with their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, etc. en-try (en tre), n., pl. -tries. 1. entrance. 2. the act of recording something in a book, register, etc. 3. the item so recorded. 4. a person or thing entered in a contest. 5. a word, phrase, etc. listed alphabetically in a dictionary or reference book, usually with its definition or explanation. Multiple Choice
Which 2 words correctly complete these sentences? We bought a pair of _____ and some _____ at the yard sale. A. ski . . . dishes B. skis . . . dishs C. skies . . . dish
D. skis . . . dishes CORRECT! We bought a pair of _skis_ and some _dishes_ at the yard sale. Multiple Choice One of her _______ is studying _______ in the wild. A. hobbys . . . monkeyes
B. hobbyes . . . monkies C. hobbies . . . monkeys D. hobbys. . . monkees CORRECT! One of her _hobbies_ is studying _monkeys_ in the
wild. Multiple Choice A team of ______ pulled a wagon with three _______ inside. A. ox . . . woman B. oxen . . . women C.
oxes . . . women D. oxens . . . womans CORRECT! A team of _oxen_ pulled a wagon with three _women_ inside. Multiple Choice Near the campsite they saw two _______ and several ________. A.
deer . . . moose B. deers . . . moose C. deers . . . mooses D. deer . . . meese CORRECT!
Near the campsite they saw two _deer_ and several _moose_. Newspaper Nouns Use a newspaper or magazine article for this activity: In the article, find at least 25 singular nouns. Circle them with a colored pencil. On your own paper, make a T-chart. . . on the left side write Singular and write Plural on the right side of the T-chart. List the singular nouns you found in the article on the left side of the T-chart, then write the correct plural form of each on the right side.
Scoring Guide: You should find at least 25 singular nouns. Each of the plural nouns formed correctly from these 25 singular nouns is worth 4 points, for a total of 100. Opportunity for BONUS points: For every 5 additional singular nouns you identify, list, and form the plural of correctly, you can earn one bonus point.up to a maximum of 5 bonus points (i.e. it takes 25 additional singular nouns correctly made plural to earn all 5 bonus points but you can do it!!!) Scoring Guide: 4 points each = total points 100
100% = 25 singular nouns identified and listed with plural form spelled correctly. 96% = 24 singular nouns identified and listed with plural form spelled correctly. 92% = 23 singular nouns identified and listed with plural form spelled correctly. Etc. Grading: A = 90-100%, B = 80-89%, C = 70-79%, D = 60-69%, F = Below 60%
Input and Output in C. C has no built-in statements for IO. The I/O library functions are in <stdio.h> All input and output is performed with streams. A stream is a sequence of characters organized into lines. Standard types of...
University of California Santa Cruz Jack Callon & Patrick Mantey ... (CMPE 16) Computer Organization (CMPE 12C) Probability Statistics (CMPE 107) Introduction to High-tech Engineering Establishing a Community Interactive Sessions with (co) instructors Scheduled on-line "office hours" Course ...
Robert Fyffe Last modified by: Robert Fyffe Created Date: 9/24/2009 10:49:04 AM Document presentation format: On-screen Show (4:3) Company: Lairdesign Other titles: Arial MS Pゴシック Calibri Arial Bold Office Theme Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Slide 5...
Most people think that dyslexia is mixing up or inverting letters. This is only one small marker of dyslexia.. Big markers teachers should look for showing that a kid might have dyslexia:. Can't rhyme. Has problems with hearing and saying...
Repeat the song but replace 'shake' with 'march', 'hop' and 'stretch'. Did that get your heart rates up a little? Songs are a great way to incorporate physical activity for children because they are fun, easy to do, and don't...
Fig. 16.4, p. 399 DDT in fish-eating birds (ospreys) 25 ppm DDT in large fish (needle fish) 2 ppm DDT in small fish (minnows) 0.5 ppm DDT in zooplankton 0.04 ppm DDT in water 0.000003 ppm, Or 3 ppm Chemical...
Literatur reviewberisi uraian tentang teori, temuan dan bahan penelitian lain yang diperoleh dari bahan acuan untuk dijadikan landasan kegiatan penelitian.. Uraian dalam literatur review. ini diarahkan untuk menyusun kerangka pemikiran yang jelas tentang pemecahan masalah yang sudah diuraikan dalam sebelumnya...
Presented by Lauren Milne. Discussion. THINK: Does your internship site interact with employees, volunteers, or clientele that have the potential to be aggressive? SHARE: Have you witnessed an escalation? Was it verbal or physical? How was it handled?
Ready to download the document? Go ahead and hit continue!