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Comparative & Superlative Adjectives. Language Objective. We will produce complete sentences using comparative and superlative adjectives. . Comparative Adjectives: Application. Why?: We use comparative adjectives to compare TWO nouns. Parts of Speech:. Adjectives

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language objective
Language Objective
  • We will produce complete sentences using comparative and superlative adjectives.
comparative adjectives application
Comparative Adjectives: Application

Why?:

  • We use comparative adjectives to compare TWO nouns.
parts of speech
Parts of Speech:

Adjectives

(of what kind)

Adjective(er) or more + adjective

(two syllables or less) (more than two syllables)

Irregular: good better, bad worse

some/many more, little less

formulas examples
Formulas & Examples
  • Formula 1:

Noun1 + “to be” verb + adjective(er)+ than +noun2 + finisher.

    • Example:

Oranges are sweeter than lemons.

  • Formula 2:

Noun1 + “to be” verb + more+adjective + than +noun2 + finisher.

    • Example:

A granola bar is a more nutritious snack than a candy bar.

superlative adjectives application
Superlative Adjectives: Application

Why?:

  • We use superlative adjectives to compare MORE THAN TWO nouns.
parts of speech1
Parts of Speech:

Adjectives

(of what kind)

Adjective(est) or most + adjective

(two syllables or less) (more than two syllables)

Irregular: good best, bad worst

some/many most, little least

formulas examples1
Formulas & Examples
  • Formula 1:

Noun + “to be”verb + the + adjective(est) + of all (group of nouns).

    • Example:

Samantha was the tallest of all the students in her class.

  • Formula 2:

Noun + “to be”verb + the + most + adjective + of all (group of nouns).

    • Example:

In Arizona, July and August are the most humid of all the months.

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assignment comparative superlative adjectives
Assignment: Comparative & Superlative Adjectives
  • Find pictures from magazines or the internet you can use to produce complete sentences using the comparative and superlative adjectives.
  • Write 3 sentences using the comparative form (-er, more, irregular) and 3 sentences using the superlative form (-est, most, irregular).
  • Be sure to add detail, check subject-verb agreement and review for punctuation!!
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The dolphin is friendlier than the dangerous shark.

  • The shark is more dangerous than the dolphin.
  • It is better to swim with dolphins than with sharks or orca whales.
  • The orca whale is the largest of the three animals.
  • The dolphin is the most intelligent animal in the ocean.
  • Swimming with great white sharks is most likely the worst of all my husband’s ideas!
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