The Basic Principle A subject must agree with its verbs S ingular subjects must have singular verbs Plural subjects must have plural verbs In other words subjects and verbs must match ID: 592919 Download Presentation
Ms. . Lodhie’s. Mini-Lesson on. Sophisticated Writing =). Recognize him?. (It’s . Gollum, . from “The Lord of the Rings. ”). “. We wants it, we needs it. . Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little .
Bellringer. INSTRUCTIONS: . The following sentences contain subject verb agreement errors. Write the sentences as they appear and then make corrections.. 1. Laura . and Jim is characters in Tennessee Williams’s .
Bell Ringer . 8/31. :. Read each sentence. Write the correct verb in parentheses. . 1. . The band (play, plays) loudly at the pep rally. . 2. . . . Neither the coughing muffler nor the squeaky brakes .
Warm-up. Complete Exercise A, #1-5 on page 264. Just write down words that need to be capitalized.. Common Nouns vs. PROPER NOUNS. Common Nouns. : any one of a group of persons, places, things, or ideas..
Highlight the key ideas in your handout when you see or hear them in this presentation.. If two or more subjects are joined by the conjunctions . and. , . or. , or . nor. , the conjunction determines if you use a singular or a plural verb..
1. . Common Core State Standards. English Language Arts/Language: 9-12. Conventions of Standard English. :. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking..
Why do Subjects and Verbs have to agree?. What’s wrong with this?. . Mr. Jefferson eat his peas.. Or. The ghostly dogs barks at the moon.. Or. . Anyone who think we are wrong is a jerk!. Subjects and Verbs.
Why can't we all just get . along?. Basic Sentence Parts. All sentence structures have at least one . SUBJECT. and at least one . PREDICATE . (aka VERB).. Clarice. . dances. to the beat of her own drum..
The Basic Principle: A subject must agree with its verb(s).. S. ingular. . subjects must have . singular. verbs.. Plural. subjects must have . plural. verbs. . In other words, subjects and verbs must match. .
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Subject-Verb Agreement Practice
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