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English--Lost City

Comparative and Superlative Adjectives

A comparative adjective is used to compare two people, places, things, or groups. Add -er to most adjectives to make them superlative. For example: softer. A superlative adjective is used to compare three or more people, places, things, or groups. Add -est to most adjectives to make them superlative. For example: hardest. Remember that there is no need to combine the words more or most with comparative and superlative adjectives in your writing.

Activity

Big, Bigger, Biggest From magazines or newspapers, cut out pictures of three things or people that have qualities that you could compare. Glue them to a sheet of paper. Write the appropriate adjective beneath each picture. For example, if you had the picture of a bicycle, a car, and an airplane, you might caption them big, bigger, biggest. Repeat the activity with new pictures.

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