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One

syllable

* One syllable adjectives
ending in vowel + consonant,
double the consonant (big bigger- the biggest), except
when the consonant is 'w' ,
'y' or ‘x’ (new - newer - the
newest).
* We use the Comparative to
compare two things or people
to each other.
* We use the Superlative to
compare one member of a
group to the whole group.

Two
syllables
ending in
consonant
+ y
Two or
More
Syllables

Irregular
Adjectives

POSITIVE

COMPARATIV
E

SUPERLATIV
E

long

longer (than)

(the) longest
(of/in)

hot

hotter (than)

(the) hottest
(of/in)

nice

nicer (than)

(the) nicest
(of/in)
(the)

happy

happier (than)

happiest
(of/in)

beautiful

more

(the) most
beautiful
(of/in)

beautiful (than)
good

better

bad

worse

a lot of /
much / many

more

little

less

far

farther
/ further

(than)

(than)

(than)

(than)

(than)

Use the comparative form of the adjectives in
brackets, to compare Velma and Daphne.
the
comparative
form (short)
of the adjectives in
1. Use
Velma
is shorter
than Daphne.
brackets,
toiscompare
Fred and Shaggy.
2. Velma
________________________
Daphne. (fat)
3. Daphne is ____________________ Velma. (beautiful)
1. Fred is shorter than Shaggy. (short)
4. Velma is ___________________ Daphne. (intelligent)
2. Fred is _______________________ Shaggy. (brave)
5. Velma is ____ at solving mysteries ___ Daphne. (good)
3. Shaggy is ________________________ Fred.
6. Daphne has ___________ money _____ Velma. (much)
(funny)
7. Daphne is ________ at finding clues ____ Velma.
4. Fred is _______________________ Shaggy.
(bad)
(strong)
8. Daphne is _____________________ Velma. (elegant)
5. Shaggy is _______________________ Fred.
9. Velma is ____________________ Daphne.
(greedy)
(educated)
6. Fred is _______________________ Shaggy. (clever)
7. Shaggy is ____________ at driving _____ Fred.
(bad)

(the) best
(of/in)
(the) worst
(of/in)
(the) most
(of/in)
(the) least
(of/in)
(the)

farthest /
furthest
(of/in)

(fearful) Daphne is ____________________ of all. (brave) Velma is _____________________ of all. 3. 2. Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. 3. (good) 6. Daphne has more modern clothes than Velma. (rich) 10. (educated) 10. (educated) Shaggy is ____________________ of all. (strong) Velma is _____________________ of all. 8. (short) Velma is fatter than Daphne. to compare Velma and Daphne. to compare Scooby and his friends! Fred is the strongest of all. (shabby) Daphne is ____________________ of all. (much) 7. 7. (fat) Daphne is more beautiful than Velma. 5. (funny) Fred is ______________________ of all. Daphne has more money than Velma. 4. Daphne is worse at finding clues than Velma. (intelligent) Velma is better at solving mysteries than Daphne. (beautiful) Velma is more intelligent than Daphne. Velma is more educated than Daphne. . (elegant) 9. Daphne is more elegant than Velma. 5. (pretty) Scooby is ____________________ of all. Scooby is ____________________ detective of all! (good) 1. (modern) 1. 9. Velma is shorter than Daphne. (bad) 8.Look at the picture below and use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. 4. 6. 2. (intelligent) Shaggy is ____________________ of all.

(funny) 16. (funny) 4. (strong) 5. (strong) 12.Use the comparative form of the adjectives in brackets. Scooby is the best detective of all! (good) . (fearful) 14. Fred is more arrogant than Fred. Velma is the most educated of all. (fearful) Look at the picture below and use the superlative form of the adjectives in brackets. Fred is the strongest of all. (short) 2. Daphne is the prettiest of all. Shaggy is thinner than Fred. Fred is stronger than Shaggy. Shaggy is the most fearful of all. (brave) 17. Fred is shorter than Shaggy. Velma is the most intelligent of all. 1. Shaggy is the shabbiest of all. (arrogant) 9. Shaggy is more fearful than Fred. Shaggy is greedier than Fred. (intelligent) 13. Fred is the bravest of all. (pretty) 15. (thin) 10. Daphne is the richest of all. (greedy) 6. (educated) 18. (rich) 20. (clever) 7. Scooby is the funniest of all. Shaggy is worse at driving than Fred. (bad) 8. (brave) 3. Fred is cleverer than Shaggy. Fred is braver than Shaggy. (shabby) 19. Shaggy is funnier than Fred. to compare Fred and Shaggy. to compare Scooby and his friends! 11.