Comparing with Adjectives - Pawnee Schools

Comparing with Adjectives - Pawnee Schools

Comparing with Adjectives Houghton Mifflin Text p.150-151 What are adjectives? Adjectives can also show how people, places, or things are alike or different.

Add er to most adjectives to compare two persons, places, or things. Mars is a smaller planet than Jupiter. Add est to most adjectives to compare more than two persons, places, or things. Pluto is the smallest planet of all.

Which adjective completes the sentence correctly? Venus has a ___________ year than Jupiter. shorter shortest

Which adjective completes the sentence correctly? Jupiter is a ______________ planet than Venus. colder coldest

Which adjective completes the sentence correctly? Mercury is ___________ of all to the sun. nearer nearest

Which adjective completes the sentence correctly? Uranus is ___________ than Neptune. warmer warmest Which adjective completes the sentence

correctly? A year on Earth is ____________ than a year on Mars. shorter shortest HELP! Please edit this list of facts from a website

about jupiter. It has 5 errors. Jupiter is greater in size than its neighbor Mars. It is the greater in size of all the planets. Earth is nearest to the Sun than Jupiter is. Jupiter has a longest year than Earth. It is the brighter of all the planets except

one. Only Venus appears brightest than Jupiter. Click here to see correctionsl We can use adjectives that compare to help expand sentences and make them more interesting.

Example: Alaska is a large state. Of all of the states of the United States of America, Alaska is the largest. Can you expand these sentences by adding comparative and superlative adjectives to make them more interesting?

The lion tamer is tall. The man on stilts is tall. The white horse is fast. The elephant is big. For Additional Practice:

See Houghton Mifflin WorkBook Plus Page 70

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