Nouns

Dr. Wise's 4th Grade

I can...

1. Identify a noun as a person, place, thing, or idea.

2. Make nouns plural.

3. Use singular and plural nouns correctly in the context of my writing

4. Use singular and plural possessive nouns correctly in writing

What is a Noun?

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Noun Video

Noun Song Video

Noun Rules for Making Nouns Plural

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If a noun has a consonant before the y, change the y to i and add ies.

puppy=puppies


lady=ladies

IF a noun has a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) before the y, keep the y and add s.

toy=toys


boy=boys

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Irregular Plural Nouns

Some nouns change their spelling or don't change at all when they become plural. You will have to memorize these nouns.
Prezi Presentation on Irregular Plural Nouns

Watch the presentation as a class together.

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Memory Matching Game: Quia

We will play this game as a class.

Singular and Plural Activity

Singular Nouns=1 person, place, thing, or idea

Plural Nouns = more than one person, place, thing, or idea

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Student Practice

You and your partner will do the following activities together. Do the activities in order.

1. Memory Match Game

2. Digital Worksheet on the back of your notes

3. Padlet Post/ Writing Activity

4. Digital Centers

5. Create a Flip Book Center and Dry Erase Center

1. Memory Match Game

Irregular Plural Noun Memory Game: Digital

Play this game. Add new irregular plural nouns to your notes

2. Digital Worksheet on the back of your notes

Digital Worksheet on Irregular Plural Nouns

Write your answers on the back of your notes.

3. Writing Activity

Students: You will each write two sentences using two of the irregular plural nouns on the padlet link. Use figurative language and dialogue to make your writing more interesting. Look at Dr. Wise's sentences for guidance.
Padlet Post Link

Students: Write two Halloween sentences using two of the irregular plural nouns on the padlet post. Make sure you capitalize the first word in your sentence, and you put a punctuation mark at the end of your sentence.

4. Digital Center Activities:

Story Jumper Book: Irregular Plural Nouns

Students read this book on your own about irregular plural nouns. Add some more irregular plural nouns to your notes. You can make your own book during center time.

Flip Book and Dry Erase Activity

These items are on the blue table for you to pick up. Have fun!

Singular Possessive and Plural Possessive Nouns

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