It’s time for another edition of Multisensory Monday Sarah’s Spelling School. When do you need to add -es to make a plural? Most words are made plural by simply adding an -s, but words ending in certain letters require adding -es. This is another rule I didn’t learn until I was teaching!
Do you know which final letters take -es to make the plural?
Add -es to make the plural for words ending in: s, x, z, sh, ch.
(Verbs ending in s, x, z, sh or ch will need to add -es as well!)
Remember the -es makes the sound /iz/.
benches, buses, foxes, fizzes, wishes
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