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Plural Nouns Chart - Printable Plural Rules Guide

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 1 - 4

Give your students a reference guide to help them remember all of the different plural rules.

Students Struggling with Plural Nouns? Give Them Reminders!

If your students are struggling with remembering all of those plural noun rules, we can help you give them the resources they need to remember all of them! Starting with a printable plural noun rule guide that is perfect for display or insertion into their notebooks as a reference sheet.

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What are the Rules for Pluralizing Words?

This poster includes the following plural noun rules and examples:

Add s:
For most nouns, add s.
ball – balls,
cat – cats.

For most nouns that end in a vowel + y, add s.
Example: boy – boys

Add es:
For most nouns that end in ch, sh, s, ss, x, z, add es.
fox – foxes,
dish – dishes,
dress – dresses.

Add ies:
For most nouns that end in a consonant + y, add ies.
Baby – babies.
y – ies.

Add ves for:
For most nouns that end in f or fe.
leaf – leaves,
knife – knives.

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