Comparative Form: Definition & Examples


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The comparative form is used to _____.

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1. The word _____ is used with the comparative form to compare one person, place, or thing with another.

2. The word 'than' is not used when _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The comparative form is an important tool in writing which you will be able to review in these assessment tools. Some quiz questions test words and endings such as 'more,' 'less,' and 'er.'

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

WIth this quiz, you will be able to determine what you know about:

  • The uses of comparative form
  • A word used to compare people, things and places with each other
  • 'More' and 'less'
  • 'When to use the 'er' ending

Skills Practiced

You can also utilize these resources to practice:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of comparative form with regard to when 'more and 'less' are used
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of the comparative form
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the word used to compare people, places and things

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Comparative Form: Definition & Examples is great resource to learn more about this topic. Objectives this lesson will help you with include:

  • Define comparative form and understand how it is used
  • Understand the use of the comparative form in adjectives and adverbs
  • Review examples where comparative form is used