Unit 5 Lesson 4
Comprehension skill: Draw Conclusions
- A conclusion is a decision or opinion that makes sense based on facts and details.
- You can use what you already know to draw a conclusion.
Grammar Skill: Adverbs / Adverbs that Compare
- An adverb is a word that can tell where, when, why, or how something happens
They carried boxes inside. (where)
They happily unpacked the boxes. (how)
- You can use adverbs to compare actions. The -er form of an adverb compares two actions. The -est form of an adverb compares three or more actions.
That baker's cakes rise higher than Mr. Lee's cakes.
That baker's cakes rise highest of any cakes.
- Most adverbs that end in -ly use more and most to make comparisons.
Tom ate breakfast more slowly than Allison.
Tom ate breakfast most slowly of all the children.