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Singular Subject Verb Agreement Worksheet Two of Seven

Worksheet (2 of 7) on Singular Subject Verb Agreement

Mini Lesson

Verbs sometimes change depending on the number of subjects you are writing about. For the singular subject and the singular verb to agree, their endings have to agree. Most singular verbs end in an "s". See chart below.


You can enjoy dips in the water because you know the water safety rules.

You is the singular subject or one person. Usually, the singular subject has no "s" on the end and the singular verb usually ends with "s". e.g. dips


Circle the singular verb in each sentence that agrees with the singular subject. The first one has been done for you.

1) He (study / studies) the safety rules for swimming.
2) She always (go / goes ) swimming with a buddy.
3) Your buddy (help / helps) you if you get into trouble.
4) (Have / has) an adult with you as well.
5) A lifeguard (watches / watch) you at the pool and the beach.
6) Always (walk / walks) don't run on wet pool surfaces.
7) A (hiddens / hidden) object could be under the water in unknown waters.
8) When you (swims / swim) in a river or lake, always investigate the bottom before you jump in.
9) Jennifer (wears / wear) her a life jacket always on a boat.
10) (Follow / follows) the basic water safety rules when you are in and around water.

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Singular verbs usually add an "s".

Plural verbs usually drop the "s".

Singular Subjects and Verbs Plural Subjects and Verbs
1 A lifeguard watches We watch
2 You play You play
3 She follows They follow
4 He has They have
5 It swims They swim
6 He jumps People jump
7 Katy wears Girls wear
8 David studies We study
9 A lifeguard investigates Lifeguards investigate
10 He runs They run

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