Comparative Adjectives: Words That End in Y

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What do messy, dreamy, and lucky have in common? They are all adjectives that trade their -y for -ier in the comparative form! Learners practice the vowel shift with twenty adjectives, all of which end in -y.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • For an extra challenge, see if learners can list the superlative forms of each adjective as well
  • Have class members use each comparative adjective in a sentence
  • Include in a reading assessment
Classroom Considerations
  • Worksheet contains some details in color, but printing in black and white shouldn't affect understanding
  • Provides an answer key for straightforward assessment
  • Focuses on a common usage error
  • None