Superlative Adjectives Unit 2 Sports Day
Superlative Adjectives We use superlative adjectives to compare three or more people or things.
Superlative Adjectives We usually add the before the adjective and add –est to it to form a superlative adjective. the fastest fast the slowest slow
Superlative Adjectives We change y to i for most adjectives that end in y. healthy the healthiest heavy the heaviest
Superlative Adjectives We double the last letter for most adjectives if the second last letter is a, e, i, o or u. fat the fattest fit the fittest
Example 1 Mr Murphy Mr Fisher Mr Mo Who is the weakest? Mr Mo is the weakest.
Eddie Example 2 Ray Katie Who is the shortest? Katie is the shortest.
heavy Question 1 Ray Amy Katie Who is the heaviest? Ray is the heaviest.
heavy / light Question 2 Ray Amy Katie Who is the lightest? Katie is the lightest.
fast Question 3 Joe Jim James Who is the fastest? Joe is the fastest.
slow Question 4 Joe Jim James Who is the slowest? James is the slowest.
strong Question 5 The heaviest they can lift: May Kitty Linda Who is the strongest? May is the strongest.
weak Question 6 The heaviest they can lift: May Kitty Linda Who is the weakest? Linda is the weakest.