Superlative & Comparative Adjectives and Adverbs Mrs. Sample
Adjective <ul><li>A word that modifies (describes) a noun!  </li></ul><ul><li>Example:  </li></ul><ul><li>1. The  tall  ma...
Adverb <ul><li>A word that modifies (describes) a verb. States how something is done.  </li></ul><ul><li>Example:  </li></...
Syllables <ul><li>Part of the word containing vowel sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>READING </li></ul><ul><li>READ …………………………………...
Syllable Examples <ul><li>One-syllable adjective or adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Fast, Big, Cheap, Long </li></ul><ul><li>2. T...
Comparative Adjective or Adverb One Syllable Add –er to the adjective or adverb  Ex. Tall – Tall er Two Syllables Add –er ...
Superlative Adjective or Adverb One Syllable Add –est to the adjective or adverb  Ex. Tall – Tall est Two Syllables Add –e...
PRACTICE!!! Compare the two!
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  1. 1. Superlative & Comparative Adjectives and Adverbs Mrs. Sample
  2. 2. Adjective <ul><li>A word that modifies (describes) a noun! </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. The tall man was late for work. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The beautiful woman was shopping. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The hungry bear was growling. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Adverb <ul><li>A word that modifies (describes) a verb. States how something is done. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>1. The man was running quickly up the street. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The dog barked loudly at the mail man. </li></ul><ul><li>3. The woman rapidly left the store. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Syllables <ul><li>Part of the word containing vowel sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>READING </li></ul><ul><li>READ ………………………………….ING </li></ul>1 ST Syllable 2 nd Syllable
  5. 5. Syllable Examples <ul><li>One-syllable adjective or adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Fast, Big, Cheap, Long </li></ul><ul><li>2. Two-syllable adjective or adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Hap py , Cra zy , Dir ty </li></ul><ul><li>3. Three-syllable adjective or adverb </li></ul><ul><li>Im por tant , Won der ful </li></ul>
  6. 6. Comparative Adjective or Adverb One Syllable Add –er to the adjective or adverb Ex. Tall – Tall er Two Syllables Add –er or the word “more” to the adj. or adv. Ex. Easy – Easi er Cheerful- More Cheerful Three Syllables Add “more” to the adj. or adv. Ex. Powerful- “ more” powerful
  7. 7. Superlative Adjective or Adverb One Syllable Add –est to the adjective or adverb Ex. Tall – Tall est Two Syllables Add –est or the word “most” to the adj. or adv. Ex. Easy – Easi est Cheerful- Most Cheerful Three Syllables Add “most” to the adj. or adv. Ex. Powerful- “ most” powerful
  8. 8. PRACTICE!!! Compare the two!
  9. 9. George Bush Shaquille O’Neal
  10. 10. On Your Paper…

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