Subject and Verb Agreement
Virginia Education Standards of Learning. 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:
Virginia Standards of Learning
7.8. The student will self- and peer-edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, spelling, sentence structure, paragraphing, and Standard English.
7.8.c. Use subject-verb agreement with intervening phrases and clauses.
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