Identifying Comparative and Superlative Adverbs
Identify the correct adverb form in parentheses. Then write whether the form is comparative or superlative. Separate your answers with commas. Example: Sentence - Ms. Filip likes sushi the (better, best). Answer - best, superlative
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Craig works on his typing (more, most) enthusiastically than Bernice works.
Who can throw the discus (farthest, most far)?
It is raining (more, most) heavily today than it was yesterday.
The stock is changing (more, the most) rapidly of all stocks available today.
the most, superlative
That cold medicine works (better, more well) for me than any other medicine I have taken.
The wood pile is stacked (higher, highest) in October, before winter begins.
Fred runs (further, farthest) than anyone else in the class.
Martha likes English (more, most) than math.
Sometimes, your favorite team plays (worse, the worst), but they're still your favorite team.
the worst, superlative
This computer works (better, the best) than the old macbook I had.
Rule for 1-syllable adverbs
comparative add -er; superlative add -est
Rule for 3-syllable adverbs
comparative add - more; superlative add -most
The 3 degrees of adverb comparison
positive, comparative, superlative
compare two things
compare three or more things
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