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Take out your planner! TEST – Thursday, October 21, 2010 End punctuation Commas: to set off interrupters and to set off nonrestrictive clauses and phrases Comparative and superlative adverbs Compound and Complex sentence
Comparative and Superlative Adverbs
Adverbs Words that describe verbs
Positive, Comparative, Superlative Positive: regular form Comparative: form of an adverb that compares two people, places, things, or ideas Superlative: form of an adverb that compares three or more people, places, things, or ideas
PositiveComparativeSuperlative SoonSoonersoonest QuicklyMore quicklyMost quickly ImportantlyMore importantly Most importantly
Comparative I ran faster than my guard did. Ed plays basketball more frequently than I do.
Superlative Kayla ran fastest of all and grabbed the jump ball. Of all of us, Ed plays basketball most frequently.
1.Delia quickly put on her uniform. I put my uniform on more quickly than Delia did. Of the three of us, Meryl put hers on most quickly.
2. She would be on the soccer field soon. She would be on the soccer field sooner than I would. Of all the players, she would be on the field soonest.
3. Rolando kicked the ball powerfully. Rolando kicked the ball more powerfully than I did. Between the three of us, Rolando kicked the ball the most powerfully
4. Joe skillfully set up his teammates. Joe set up his teammates more skillfully than I did. Of the entire team, Joe most skillfully set up his teammates.