Common Core: 3rd Grade English Language Arts : Subject-Verb and Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1.F

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Example Question #11 : Language

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below. 

Zoe and Maggie __________ to school each day. 

Possible Answers:

walkies

walks

walkes 

walk

Correct answer:

walk

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies". 

Zoe and Maggie are two nouns, so this is a plural subject, meaning we need to pick a plural verb. "Walk" is the plural verb. 

Example Question #12 : Language

Select the correct verb to fill in the blank in the sentence below. 

The girls __________ the mail from the mailbox. 

Possible Answers:

grabies 

grabs

grab

grabes 

Correct answer:

grab

Explanation:

Subjects and verbs need to agree.

There are two types of subjects: singular and plural. Singular subjects refer to one noun. Plural subjects refer to more than one noun. 

Singular subjects must be paired with singular verbs. Singular verbs end in "s", "es" or "ies". 

Plural subjects must be paired with plural verbs. Plural verbs do not end in "s", "es", or "ies". 

The girls are two nouns, so this is a plural subject, meaning we need to pick a plural verb. "Grab" is the plural verb. 

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