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Title: Special Adjectives that Compare


1
Special Adjectives that Compare
  • I can identify, correctly use, and spell
    irregular (special) adjectives that compare.

2
Review
  • Comparative comparing 2 items or people
    Keyword than
  • Superlative comparing more than 2 items or
    people

3
Irregular (Special) Adjectives
Adjective Comparative Superlative
good better best
bad worse worst
much, many more most
little (amount) less least
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For Example
  • Harriet Tubman believed in a good cause.
    (regular)
  • She knew that freedom was better than slavery.
    (comparative)
  • The Underground Railroad was the best route to
    freedom. (superlative)
  • NEVER use more better

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For Example
  • There were some bad auditions on The Voice.
    (regular)
  • Some were worse than others. (comparative)
  • The people who scream are the worst.
    (superlative)
  • NEVER use worstest, worster, badder, or baddest

6
For Example
  • Many students want to earn good grades. (regular)
  • Some are more diligent than others. (comparative)
  • Those who work hard are most successful.
    (superlative)

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YOUR TURN!
  • 1. After her husbands death, Eleanor Roosevelt
    did even (much) work than before.

more
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YOUR TURN!
  • 2. Mrs. Roosevelts newspaper column was (good)
    than many other newspaper columns.

better
9
YOUR TURN!
  • 3. She gave her (good) efforts to the United
    Nations.

best
10
YOUR TURN!
  • 4. Perhaps she did her (good) work of all in the
    cause of peace.

best
11
YOUR TURN!
  • 5. Which of her speeches is the (good)?

best
12
YOUR TURN!
  • 6. She had (many) projects than the previous
    first ladies.

more
13
YOUR TURN!
  • 7. She may have been the (good) writer of them
    all.

best
14
YOUR TURN!
  • 8. When Franklin was alive, Eleanor made (many)
    trips than he did.

more
15
YOUR TURN!
  • 9. Being affected by polio was one of the (bad)
    personal problems Franklin faced.

worst
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YOUR TURN!
  • 10. Eleanor worked to help people who had
    (little) power and influence than she had.

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