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Nouns: Recognise and Spell Irregular Plurals 1

In this worksheet, students learn and practise spelling plural nouns that don't follow any rules.

'Nouns: Recognise and Spell Irregular Plurals 1' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  English

Curriculum subtopic:  Grammar: Nouns, Verbs & Tenses

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Most plural nouns end in -s, and there are rules to help us spell them, such as changing -y to -ies.

 

Unfortunately there are quite a few words that don't follow any rules, and we just have to learn these!

one goose


two geese

Match these singular and plural nouns.

 

Pay close attention to the spellings of the plural nouns as you will need them in later questions!

Column A

Column B

sheep
women
woman
children
mouse
deer
person
sheep
foot
feet
tooth
teeth
child
mice
ox
oxen
deer
people

Write the plural of this noun.

 

foot

Write the plural of this noun.

 

person

Write the plural of this noun.

 

mouse

Write the plural of this noun.

 

deer

Write the plural of this noun.

 

sheep

Write the plural of this noun.

 

woman

Write the plural of this noun.

 

ox

Write the plural of this noun.

 

child

Write the plural of this noun.

 

tooth

  • Question 1

Match these singular and plural nouns.

 

Pay close attention to the spellings of the plural nouns as you will need them in later questions!

CORRECT ANSWER

Column A

Column B

sheep
sheep
woman
women
mouse
mice
person
people
foot
feet
tooth
teeth
child
children
ox
oxen
deer
deer
  • Question 2

Write the plural of this noun.

 

foot

CORRECT ANSWER
feet
  • Question 3

Write the plural of this noun.

 

person

CORRECT ANSWER
people
  • Question 4

Write the plural of this noun.

 

mouse

CORRECT ANSWER
mice
  • Question 5

Write the plural of this noun.

 

deer

CORRECT ANSWER
deer
EDDIE SAYS
This noun is the same in the singular and the plural!
  • Question 6

Write the plural of this noun.

 

sheep

CORRECT ANSWER
sheep
EDDIE SAYS
So is this one!
  • Question 7

Write the plural of this noun.

 

woman

CORRECT ANSWER
women
EDDIE SAYS
This is a tricky one to spell. Some people find it helps if they think of it as wo-man and wo-men.
  • Question 8

Write the plural of this noun.

 

ox

CORRECT ANSWER
oxen
  • Question 9

Write the plural of this noun.

 

child

CORRECT ANSWER
children
  • Question 10

Write the plural of this noun.

 

tooth

CORRECT ANSWER
teeth
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