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Harcourt 10-11 Lesson 19 Grammar Day 2 Comparing with Adjectives: good and bad
The BIG Question: How can I identify and use adjectives?
The moon is the brightest object in the night sky. Mercury is the nearest planet of all to the sun. The sun is the closest star to Earth. Use –er to compare most short adjectives with one other thing Mercury is tinier than Mars. Jupiter is bigger than any other planet. Earth’s gravity is stronger than the moon’s gravity. Use –est to compare most short adjectives with two or more other things
Some of the most famous poems are about flowers. Dandelions are the most plentiful flowers of all. The iris is the most wonderful flower I’ve ever seen. Use more with longer adjectives to compare two things. I think polar bears are more beautiful than black bears. All bears are more dangerous than house pets. Bear cubs are more playful than adult bears. Use most with longer adjectives to compare one thing with two or more other things.
I read a good book. This book is _______ than the last book I read. Comparing with the Adjective Good becomes better when comparing two things. This is the _________ book I have ever read! Good becomes best when comparing more than two things.
This is a bad story by I. M. Dull. It is _________ than her last story. Comparing with the Adjective Bad becomes worse when comparing two things. This may be the _____ story she has ever written. Bad becomes worst when comparing more than two things.
Macintosh apples are the (good) of them all. Green apples are good, but red apples are (good). The (bad) fruit in the area grows on a nearby tree. The apples on the tree taste (bad) than old turnips. better best worst worse Write the correct adjective. In the story, don Ignacio had the (good) apples. best
The seat belt is the (good) safety feature of all. Modern cars have (good) safety systems than older cars. The (bad) driving weather of all occurs in winter. Driving in snow is (bad) than driving in rain. better best worst worse Write the correct adjective. Some foods are (good) for you than others. better Milk is one of the (good) drinks of all. best
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