**September 19, 2018 - UPDATED with two new PowerPoint Presentations on plurals that do not change, e.g. scissors and nouns with no singular, e.g. sheep, together with worksheets and cut and glue sorting activities.
This resource contains colourful PowerPoint Presentations on the general rules to change singular nouns into plural and vice versa.
Aimed at: Reception, KS1/Lower KS2 (for revision), ESL/EFL students
Teachers’ Guide on how you can teach via the PowerPoint lessons.
There are whole class activities within each presentation.
Content of PowerPoint Presentations - Simple rules and guidance:-
(15 Slides) -Adding -s to nouns to make regular plurals, e.g. cat/cats
(16 Slides) - Nouns that have irregular plurals, e.g child/children
(21 Slides) - Nouns ending in consonant + y, e.g. baby/babies
(29 Slides) - Nouns ending in ch, sh, s, x and z, e.g. bench/benches, box/boxes
(21 Slides) - Nouns ending in f or fe, e.g. wolf/wolves and exceptions to the rule
(36 Slides) - Nouns ending in o, e.g. potato/potatoes, igloo/igloos - adding s or es
(28 Slides) - Plural nouns that do not require any changes, e.g. scissors, tweezers, trousers, glasses - New
(14 Slides) - Nouns that do not change at all, e.g. sheep, deer, salmon, fish (there are exceptions) - New
Includes: Whole class activities.
Exceptions to the rules are highlighted within the presentations.
There are 30 + differentiated worksheets based on each presentation.
Multiple Choice Activity worksheets (pdf) on choosing the correct spelling of the plural with pictures shown.
Writing - Sentences with highlighted singular or plural noun to be changed.
Cut and glue sorting activity - Please see Preview Pane - Students look at the pictures and write the plural and then cut out and glue into the correct column on Activitiy Sheets 1a and 1b.
Learning aims: Develop children’s understanding of singular and plural nouns. To know some nouns have irregular plurals and some plurals have no singular form, e.g. scissors.
File Type: PowerPoint, Word and PDF
All images used are from Microsoft clipart, www.clker.com and pixabay free images/photos.