Lesson 3.notebook1April 28, 2013April 25, 2013 Agenda• Spelling & Vocabulary > Unit 16 Spelling PreTest, Grade & Lists • Grammar> Unit 6, Lesson 3: Comparing with Adverbs • Literature> Hatchet Short Responses Homework: • Hatchet Short Responses due on Thursday, 5/2 • 4th Quarter Paragraph Reading Summary due on Monday, 5/6• Unit 6 "Twizz" on Thursday, 5/9 • Independent Reading Sheet due on Thursday, 5/9
Lesson 3.notebook2April 28, 2013Lesson 3: Comparing AdverbsAn adverb can compare two or more actions. • Add er to most short adverbs to compare two actions. fast > faster• Add est to most short adverbs to compare more than two actions. fast > fastest • For most adverbs, use more to compare two actions if the adverb has two or more syllables. eagerly > more eagerly • For most adverbs, use most to compare three or more actions if the adverb has two or more syllables. eagerly > most eagerly • Either add an ending to an adverb or use more or most. Dont combine more or most with er or est.
Lesson 3.notebook3April 28, 20131. The audience listened (more carefully, most carefully) to Carrie than to Amy. 2. Carrie spoke (more skillfully, most skillfully) than Amy did. 3. Protecting wildlife is debated (more often, oftener) that any other issue. 4. She presented her arguments (more clearly, more clearer). 5. The audience thought she spoke (more persuasively, most persuasively) of all.
Lesson 3.notebook4April 28, 20136. The falcon hunts (more skillfully, most skillfully) than the hawk.7. Of the falcon and the hawk, the falcon moves (faster, fastest). 8. The hawk (most often, more often) prefers the mouse to the snake. 9. The falcon hunts (more accurately, most accurately) of all large birds. 10. Falcons may be the (more difficult, most difficult) of all birds to train.