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Here's a simple way to practice plurals with your kids that costs only cents. What you will need: 1. Sentence strips 2. Markers 3. List of nouns that follow the rules. What you do: 1. Write the noun on the sentence strip. 2. Fold the right hand corner to cover up whatever gets taken away on the reform of the word. 3. Write the new ending that makes the word plural Teaching Idea, Good Ideas, Teaching Plural, Great Idea, Language Art, Sentence Strips, 5Th Grade, Kids, Irregular Plural Nouns
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