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Singular and Plural

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A full stop lets a reader know when to stop reading and take a short pause, to think about the sentence they've read.

A full stop comes at the end of a sentence.

For example, The man walked across the road.

or

The dog chased the cat.

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The full stop goes at the end of the sentence to show that the sentence has finished.

Remember, A full stop doesn't just go at the end of a line - check it makes sense.

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Your Turn…

1. What does singular mean?
It’s time for tea
There’s only one
That cheese is nice

2. What does plural mean?
More colourful
More volume
More than one

3. What is a typical way to make something plural?
To add a prefix
To add s or es
To write in capitals

4. When working with singular and plurals, what should you beware of?
Irregular words
Nouns
Adjectives

5. Is the word ‘deer’ singular or plural?
Singular
Plural
Could be both

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