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Singular and Plural-Subject-Verb Agreement Worksheet

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Google Slide, PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 3 - 5

Provide students with additional grammar practice with a worksheet focusing on singular and plural subject-verb agreement.

Need a Subject-Verb Agreement Worksheet for Extra Practice? 

The rules of subject-verb agreement are clear. Verbs change depending on whether the subject of a sentence is singular or plural. As adults, we understand this concept.However, students struggle to make their subjects and verbs agree, especially when to using singular and plural subjects in their sentences. This printable and editable subject-verb agreement worksheet includes instructions, eight fill-in-the-blank questions and space to write sentences of their own.

This worksheet focuses on choosing the correct verb to match singular and plural subjects within composition. Students are directed to complete sentences using each verb correctly. Students will also be given the opportunity to extend their practice by writing a short written response.

An answer key is included with your download to make grading fast and easy!  

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use this worksheet as an activity for:

 

For struggling readers and writers, try the following differentiation ideas:

  • Provide a subject-verb agreement anchor chart or other reference materials for students to refer to during independent practice.
  • Complete the activity in a 1:1 setting, or provide small-group instruction.
  • Partner struggling readers with other students to assist in the reading component of the activity.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

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This resource was created by Kiri, a teacher in Illinois and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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