U5W5 Grammar
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by Deidre Bergman
| 13 Questions
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1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• Use better to compare two people, places, or things.
• Use best to compare more than two.
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Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: This is a _____________ meal than the one we had last night.
Answer: better
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This painting has the ____________ frame in the art gallery.
better
best
2
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• Use better to compare two people, places, or things.
• Use best to compare more than two.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: This is a _____________ meal than the one we had last night.
Answer: better
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I have a _______________ baseball mitt than I used to have.
better
best
3
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• Use better to compare two people, places, or things.
• Use best to compare more than two.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: This is a _____________ meal than the one we had last night.
Answer: better
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The ________ books in the library are sometimes hard to find.
better
best
4
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• The adjective bad becomes worse or worst when it is used to compare.
• Use worse to compare two people, places, or things.
• Use worst to compare more than two.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: The rainy weather created ___________ conditions than before.
Answer: worse
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Monday is always the ___________ day of the week for me.
worse
worst
5
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• The adjective bad becomes worse or worst when it is used to compare.
• Use worse to compare two people, places, or things.
• Use worst to compare more than two.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: The rainy weather created ___________ conditions than before.
Answer: worse
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

I am a ________ cook than my mother.
worse
worst
6
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• The adjective bad becomes worse or worst when it is used to compare.
• Use worse to compare two people, places, or things.
• Use worst to compare more than two.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: The rainy weather created ___________ conditions than before.
Answer: worse
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

This is __________ traffic than it was this morning.
worse
worst
7
1
Adjectives can be used to combine two sentences into one longer sentence.
Participial phrases can be used to combine two sentences into one longer sentence.
Appositives can be used to combine two sentences into one longer sentence.
Adverbs and prepositional phrases can also be used to combine sentences.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Choose the word that best combines each pair of sentences.

Example: This school has students who like to build things. They are creative.
Answer: and; This school has students who like to build things and are creative.
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The girl was the winner of the spelling bee. She had spelled a very difficult word.
because; The girl was the winner of the spelling bee because she spelled a very difficult word.
or; The girl was the winner of the spellingn bee or she spelled a very difficult word.
8
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• The adjective bad becomes worse or worst when it is used to compare.
• Adjectives, participial phrases, appositives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases can all be used to combine two sentences into one longer sentence.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Rewrite the sentences below, correcting mistakes in adjectives and combining sentences.

Example: This is a good song than the last one, but the first song is the better.
Answer: This is a better song than the last one, but the first song is the best.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Rewrite the sentences below, correcting mistakes in adjectives and combining sentences.

I am the worse gardener in my entire family.

9
1
• The adjective good becomes better or best when it is used to compare.
• The adjective bad becomes worse or worst when it is used to compare.
• Adjectives, participial phrases, appositives, adverbs, and prepositional phrases can all be used to combine two sentences into one longer sentence.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Rewrite the sentences below, correcting mistakes in adjectives and combining sentences.

Example: This is a good song than the last one, but the first song is the better.
Answer: This is a better song than the last one, but the first song is the best.
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Rewrite the sentences below, correcting mistakes in adjectives and combining sentences.

The student got a gold star in class because he got the better score on the test.

10
1
Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: Our school has the (better / best) playground in the county.
Answer: best
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

My mother is the (better / best) dentist you will ever find.

better
best
11
1
Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: Our school has the (better / best) playground in the county.
Answer: best
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Choose better or best to correctly complete each sentence.

This is a (better / best) flavor of ice cream than the last one.

better
best
12
1
Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: Our school has the (better / best) playground in the county.
Answer: best
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

That is the ___________ chapter in the book.

worse
worst
13
1
Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

Example: Our school has the (better / best) playground in the county.
Answer: best
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Choose worse or worst to correctly complete each sentence.

That bridge is in ____________ condition than the other one.

worse
worst
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