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See the fact file below for more information on the subject-verb agreement or alternatively, you can download our 24-page Subject Verb Agreement worksheet pack to utilise within the classroom or home environment.
Key Facts & Information
- Singular subjects must have singular verbs
- Jane walks to school everyday
- She cooks dinner for her family everyday.
- Plural subjects must have plural verbs.
- Children are very sensitive to noise.
- They break rules everyday.
- Collective nouns function as a unit. They require singular verb.
- The jury decides the fate of the accused.
- The herd of sheep walks around the field.
- *in cases wherein members of the collective noun function individually, a plural verb should be used.
- The staff are giving each other Christmas cards.
- Mass nouns must have singular verbs
- Too much sugar makes the cake sweet.
- The hot water fills the mug to the rim.
- Indefinite pronouns require singular verbs (i.e Someone, Anyone, Everyone, Anybody, Somebody, Everybody)
- Everyone wants to go home already
- Anybody is willing to volunteer to work for you.
- Fractions of a unit require singular verbs
- One-half of the cake is chocolate.
- Two-thirds of the drink is made of milk.
- Measurements, volume, distance, weight, money, require singular verbs.
- 10 dollars is enough to buy a carton of milk.
- 40 miles is the maximum distance the car can travel.
- Indefinite pronouns (all, more, most, much , none, some ) require either singular or plural verbs. If they refer to mass nouns, they take singular verbs, but if what they are referring to is plural they take plural verbs.
- Most of the oil leaks out of the car..
- All the water has flown into the tank already.
- Some of the books are old.
- Most of them are at school already.
- The personal pronoun YOU always takes a plural verb
- You are going to be late.
- You speak very clearly.
- Plural indefinite pronouns (both, few, many, others, several) take plural verbs.
- Both of them are very kind.
- Few of the children these days know how to ride a bike.
- Adjectives used as a subject require plural verbs.
- The young are full of energy.
- The forgiving possess great strength.
- Titles require singular verbs.
- “The Hunger Games” is a good book.
- “Little Women” was a heartwarming book
- Subjects joined with or, nor, either…or, or neither… nor, not only… but also,make the verb agree with the part of the subject that is closer to the verb
- 1 piece or 10 pieces are already too much.
- Either Jane or her parents are willing to go to your play.
- Subjects preceded by every or each require singular verbs.
- Each star shines brightly against the dark sky.
- Every child deserves to receive love and care.
- Subjects led by the phrase “the number” take on singular verbs.
- The number of students increases every year.
- The number of books I read is very surprising.
- Subjects led by the phrase “a number” take on plural verbs.
- A number of cases have been reported.
- A number of parents call their children every recess.
- Singular subjects joined by and require plural verbs.
- Jane and John eat together everyday.
- The dog and cat fight a lot.
- *In instances that singular subjects that usually go together are joined by and, they are then considered a unit therefore require singular verbs
- Bread and butter is what I want to eat for breakfast.
- Compound subjects that contain one used affirmatively and the other negatively require the verb to agree with the subject used affirmatively.
- I, not John, was cleaning the house.
- We, not Jane, were at home the whole day.
- Words that are plural in form but singular in meaning take singular verbs
- The news was early tonight.
- Mathematics makes up everything around us.
Subject Verb Agreement Worksheets
This is a fantastic bundle which includes everything you need to know about the subject verb agreement across 24 in-depth pages. These are ready-to-use Subject Verb Agreement worksheets that are perfect for teaching students about the subject-verb agreement which rules ensure that a sentence makes sense considering the quantity of the sentence’s subject. The verbs adjust to the subject for the sentence to have proper flow.
Complete List Of Included Worksheets
- Subject-Verb Agreement Facts
- The Boat is Sinking
- Trial and Error
- Party Time
- Pick Me
- You Complete Me
- The Exposition
- The Gap
- In The Know
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