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Add-er and -est to Adjectives

In this worksheet, students will learn how to add -er and -est to adjectives when no other change in spelling is needed.

'Add-er and -est to Adjectives' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Year:  Year 1 English worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Writing: Transcription

Curriculum subtopic:   Use -ing, -ed, -er and -est

Popular topics:   Adjectives worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

Nouns are the names we use for people, places and things.


Read these nouns:








Adjectives are words we use to describe nouns.


The big ball.
The blue ball.
The little ball.  


Sometimes we want to say that one thing is different to another. This is called comparing things. We can use -er or -est to help us compare


The old boat.
The older boat.
The oldest boat.


In this activity, we will learn how to add these different endings to compare different things.

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