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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.

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1 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

2 Comparative and Superlative Adverbs

3 Adverbs Words that describe verbs

4 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

5 PositiveComparativeSuperlative SoonSoonersoonest QuicklyMore quicklyMost quickly ImportantlyMore importantly Most importantly

6 Comparative I ran faster than my guard did. Ed plays basketball more frequently than I do.

7 Superlative Kayla ran fastest of all and grabbed the jump ball. Of all of us, Ed plays basketball most frequently.

8 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.

9 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.

10 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

11 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.


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