Lesson 14 - Animals
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- Superlatives in English
- "Find the Mistake" review activity.
We use superlatives to indicate an extreme in a group of items.
Bob is the tallest student in the class.
We usually form the superlative by adding -est to the end of the adjective.
small - the smallest
If an adjective already ends in an e, we just add an st to form the superlative.
large - the largest
y -> iest
If a word ends in a consonant and then a y, we change the y to an i and then add -est.
easy - the easiest
If a word ends in a consonant, vowel, and then consonant and the stress is on the last syllable, we double the last consonant before adding -est.
big - the biggest
"Most" with Long Words
If a word is two syllables or longer (a long word) and doesn't end in a y, we use the word most, instead of -est.
expensive - the most expensive
good - the best
bad - the worst
far - the farthest
Change the words to superlatives.
Write superlative sentences with the words provided.
Bob/is/tall student/in the class
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