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Adjectives

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Cameron Myrock

on 1 November 2013

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Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Comparative Adjectives are used to compare two people or two things have special forms. Comparative
Adjectives On your own paper write these words and their comparative form. On Your Own Superlative Adjectives are adjectives
that show the extreme highest or lowest ranking. Superlative Adjectives Use a superlative adjective in a sentence you need to explain the the extreme quality. Using Comparative and Superlative Adjectives
in a Sentence. On Your Own Rules For Comparative and Superlative Adjectives If the one-syllable adjective ends with an e, just add -r for the comparative form and -st for the superlative form.
Form the comparative and superlative forms of a one-syllable adjective by adding -er for the comparative form and -est for the superlative. On your own paper write these words and their superlative form. Tall Old Long Large Peaceful If the regular adjective has one syllable, add -er to the end.
For a regular adjective with two or more syllables, use the more before the adjective and DO NOT add -er.
If the adjective ends in y, CHANGE the Y to I before adding -er. Rules to form
Comparative Adjectives These IRREGULAR forms; good becomes better, bad becomes worse, and far becomes farther Examples Ugly = Uglier Strong = Stronger Big = Bigger Excited =more excited Colorful = More Colorful Better is a comparative adjective Best is a superlative adjective Negative - bad = worse; worst Examples Beautiful = Most Beautiful Clean = Cleanest Courageous = Most Courageous Pretty = Prettiest Thin = Thinnest On Your Own Dull Dangerous Small Curious Crazy Answers Dull = Dullest Dangerous = Most Dangerous Small = Smallest Curious = Most Curious Crazy = Craziest Answers Tall = Taller Long = Longer Old = Older Large = Larger Peaceful = More Peaceful Using a comparative adjectives in a sentence, you use them to compare two people or things. Answers 1. Old teachers are crabby than the new teachers.
(Comparative)

2. Glasses are fragile than cups.
(Comparative)

3. The first comedian was the funny of all.
(Superlative) Examples 1. He was tall than his brother.
He was taller than his brother.

2. The science book is the heavy of the text books.
The science book is the heaviest of the text books.

3. This Painting is colorful than that one.
This painting is more colorful than that one. Answers 1. Old teachers are crabbier than the new teachers.

2. Glasses are more fragile than cups.

3. The first comedian was the funniest of all.
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