We write sentences to tell thoughts, but what happens when we add some parameters? In this lesson, students dissect the words they find in sentences then follow directions to create their own wacky sentences.
Let's get wacky with our sentences! This worksheet challenges students to follow certain rules to create sentences while learning about different types of words, such as comparatives, possessives, and more.
You’ve already introduced simple superlatives, now help your students see which words follow different patterns. Filling out this chart will help reinforce the rules, plus students will have a handy reference guide when they're done.
Make your students the best of the best with these comparative and superlative adjectives. By being given the information they need to draw comparisons, students are able to relate what they see in school to the world around them. Superlative adjectives, though not always completely accurate, allow students another way to express themselves. Do more to increase your students' vocabularies with our third grade synonym and antonym resources.
Constructive Comparative and Superlative Adjectives Resources
A comparative adjective usually means there is an –er at the end of the word. Comparative descriptors are used in reference to multiple subjects, like in the sentence, "Rock 'n' roll is cooler than Top 40." A superlative adjective is a descriptor that typically ends in –est. It refers to the subject ranked at the highest and lowest levels, like, "Though it looked vicious, the Doberman was the sweetest dog in the shelter." The Learning Library's resources teach kids differences between these two types of adjectives and when to use them.
Birthday Cake Detective is a highly-rated online game where kids are tasked to find out who stole a birthday cake based on comparative and superlative adjective clues. Also check out lesson plans, such as Good, Better, Best, which directs fourth graders to convert regular adjectives into different forms. With Adjectives: Comparative and Superlative, kids apply adjectives to compare and contrast two nonfiction texts on the same topic. There are also plenty of printable worksheets that make for useful homework assignments. These examples and Education.com's other comparative and superlative adjectives resources are better than the rest.