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English Spelling Rules for Plural Nouns

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What type of word names two or more objects?

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1. You add an -es onto nouns that end in what letter?

2. When do you change the spelling to -ves for plural nouns?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessments to check your understanding of the plural noun spelling rules in English. They will ask questions regarding the rules and spelling of various plural nouns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will challenge students to answer questions about:

  • Adding -es onto nouns
  • Altering spelling by adding -ves to the end of a word
  • Changing a y to an i and adding -es
  • Words with irregular spelling in the plural form

Skills Practiced

Students who utilize these tools will be practicing the skills listed below:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most important information from the related article on pluralizing nouns in the English language
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding adding -es and -ves to the ends of words
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about words with irregular spelling in the plural forms

Additional Learning

For more information on this topic, take a look at the accompanying lesson, English Spelling Rules for Plural Nouns. It will help you meet the following goals and objectives:

  • Define nouns and plural nouns
  • Determine how to pluralize regular nouns
  • Describe how to use different endings
  • Understand how to pluralize irregular nouns
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