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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
• Words that describe verbs
Positive, Comparative, Superlative
• Positive: regular form
• Comparative: form of an adverb that
compares two people, places, things, or
• Superlative: form of an adverb that
compares three or more people, places,
things, or ideas
Positive Comparative Superlative
Soon Sooner soonest
Quickly More quickly Most quickly
Importantly More Most
• I ran faster than my guard did.
• Ed plays basketball more frequently than I
• Kayla ran fastest of all and grabbed the
• Of all of us, Ed plays basketball most
1. Delia quickly put on her uniform.
I put my uniform on more quickly than Delia
Of the three of us, Meryl put hers on most
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
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