Subject and Verb Agreement
Oklahoma Academic Education Standards. What Is Subject and Verb Agreement? Whether a word is singular or plural is called its number. In a sentence, the subject and the verb must agree in number. Singular subject = singular verb; Plural subject = plural verb. The subject of a sentence is not found in the prepositional phrase. The coach, along with the soccer players, is celebrating. The subject of the sentence is coach, not soccer players, so the subject is singular. Read More...
The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:
Oklahoma Academic Standards
OK.7.5. Language - Students will apply knowledge of grammar and rhetorical style to reading and writing.
7.5.R. Reading - Students will apply knowledge of grammar and rhetorical style to analyze and evaluate a variety of texts.
7.5.R.3. Students will recognize the subject and verb agreement.
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