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Comparative and superlative adjectives

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Elizabeth Brathwaite

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Transcript of Comparative and superlative adjectives

Exceptions...yay!
Positive Comparative Superlative
Good, better, best
Bad, worse, worst
Many, more, most
Little, less, least
Complete exercises 1 and 2 on pg 23
Warm Up
Identify adjectives and whether the adjectives are before the noun, after the noun, SCs, or OCs.
Comparative and superlative adjectives
There are three degrees of adjectives when you are comparing: positive (base word), comparative, and superlative
More examples
Quiet, quieter, quietest
Tall, taller, tallest
Great, greater, greatest
Important, more important, most important
Rich, richer, richest
Modest, more modest, most modest
Flashy, flashier, flashiest
Write the comparative and superlative form of each adjective
Clumsy
Poor
Expensive
Great
Awkward
Brave
Toxic
Intolerable
Shaky
Comparative:
Superlative:
Used to compare two items.
If the adjective is one syllable or it ends in y, add
-er
;
some adjectives with two syllables and all with three and more have
more or less before the adjective
Used to compare
three or more things
If the adjective is one syllable, add
-est
; some adjectives with two syllables and all with three and more have
most or least before the adjective
1The explorers found the building
empty
.
2 My
weird
dog sleeps under the bed.
3 Angry
people can become
violent
.
4 After I won the contest, my dad called me
talented
.
5 The queen,
rich and powerful
, rules the land.
6 Roller coasters are
scary
.
Say whether the adjective is demonstrative, indefinite, or interrogative.
Whose
clothes are those?
That
car will be mine when you leave.
Most
boys like to play in dirt.

Which
flight are you taking?
I love
those
drums in the store.

Homework
ch 12 vocab due tomorrow
tone section for "The Noble Experiment"
Descriptive, indef, interog, and demonstrative pronoun quiz tomorrow. Finish flyer and speech for tomorrow
ixl level 8 e.6 and e.7
Students on Strike ch 10-17 questions due on 3/1
calm calmer
bright brighter
bold bolder
ugly uglier
sleepy sleepier
confident more/less confident
troubled more/less troubled
pos comparative superlative

calm calmer calmest
bright brighter brightest
bold bolder bolder
ugly uglier ugliest
sleepy sleepier sleepiest
confident more/less confident most/least confident
troubled more/less troubled most/least troubled



Let's discuss The Noble Experiment
Now, let's get back to our Students on Strike flyer and speech project. The final product is due tomorrow.
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