Comparatives – Superlatives

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Description

These attractive, fully illustrated activities in worksheet format, allow the adult to model the correct form, facilitate high levels of repetition and reinforcement, and encourage the child to use comparatives and superlatives independently.

Children should be able to understand comparatives and superlatives before they are able to use them in their own sentences. So, at the age of three years, a child should be able to respond correctly when asked, ‘Where is the smallest spider?’ or, ‘Which snake is longer than this one?’

For more information see below.

This pack is part of our range of resources which target specific grammatical structures. Many children who have receptive and expressive language difficulties require focused interventions to introduce new syntactic forms into their language system. These attractive, colourful, fully illustrated activities in worksheet format, allow the adult to model the correct form, facilitate high levels of repetition and reinforcement, and encourage the child to use comparatives independently.

The comparative form develops later than the superlative, at about the age of five years (Brown, 1973).

Aims: To develop understanding and use of comparatives.

Age Range: Suitable for use with children from 5 years – 8 years plus.

Curriculum Targets: Early Years Foundation Stage Assessment Scales; P scales; KS 1 English.

Contents: 39 pages, including eight common comparatives such as big/bigger/biggest and wet/wetter/wettest, three pages of instructions, 16 pages of colour pictures & 16 pages of black and white duplicates.

Format: A4 size in PDF format, available on CD or as a download 17.6 MB

Ref: WIP5-2

Reference: Brown, R. (1973) A First Language: The early stages, London: George Allen & Unwin.

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