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More Plural and Collective Nouns - 6th Grade Grammar

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More Plural and Collective Nouns - 6th Grade Grammar

More Plural and Collective Nouns - 6th Grade Grammar

More Plural Nouns

If a noun ends in a consonant + y, change y to i and add -es. ladies, berries, skies, libraries
If a noun ends in a vowel + y, add -s. boys, monkeys, essays
If a noun ends in -f or -fe, you may need to change f to v and add -es. chefs, roofs, leaves, hooves, knives
If a noun ends in a vowel and o, add -s. studios, trios, duos, zoos
If a noun ends in a consonant and o, add -s or -es. pianos, echoes, cellos
Some nouns have the same singular and plural forms. deer, sheep, moose, fish, elk
Some nouns have special plural forms. men, women, children, feet

Collective Nouns

A collective noun names a group acting as a single unit. Collective nouns can also have plural forms.
        Dad’s band will take the stage after two other bands.
        Today, Ms. Mirna’s class takes its SOL test. (singular collective noun)
        After taking a test, the class start their papers on Shakespeare’s sonnets. (
plural collective noun)

More Plural and Collective Nouns Activity




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