adjectives that compare


monosyllabic- a word that has one syllable

tall/ taller/ tallest

short/ shorter/ shortest

clean/cleaner/ cleanest


multisyllabic- a word that has lots of syllables

excited/ more excited/ most excited.

interesting/ more interesting/ most interesting.

dangerous/ more dangerous/ most dangerous

spelling changes for monosyllabic words

adjectives that end with e

add r or st

brave, braver, bravest
rude, ruder, rudest
ripe, riper, ripest

adjectives that end with consanant y

drop the y and add ier or iest

funny, funnier,funniest