Skill: Spelling rule - plural endings

When the base word ends with ch, sh, s, ss, x, z, add (es) to make it plural.

Plural means more than one  

Read this list of words

branch image branches image
box boxes
branch branches
brush brushes
bus buses
buzz buzzes
dish dishes
dress dresses
fetch fetches
fox foxes
gas gases
glass glasses
kiss kisses
lunch lunches
march marches
rush rushes
sandwich sandwiches
stitch stitches
tax taxes
wish wishes

      

bee image fetch image

Read these sentences.

 

Dictation/Spelling Practice for (es) Plurals

Review rule: When a base words ends with (ch, sh, s, ss, x, z), add “es” to make it plural (more than one).

 

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Write one or two original sentences. Use some of the singular and plural words listed in this lesson. Your writing should reflect good penmanship, proper spacing, and correct usage of upper and lowercase letters. Remember all sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period (.), question mark (?), or exclamation point (!).

 

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Please illustrate your sentence in the space below.