Lesson Plan: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives English

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to use comparative and superlative adjectives to talk about eating out and food from around the world.


Students will be able to

  • use comparative and superlative forms of adjectives,
  • understand the difference between adjectives that use suffixes (-er and -est) and adjectives that use more and most,
  • use intensifiers, such as a lot or a little, before comparative adjectives to talk about big or small differences between two things,
  • use less with comparative adjectives and least with superlative adjectives,
  • use the irregular comparative and superlative forms of the adjectives good and bad,
  • use comparative adjectives to compare two things and to talk about change,
  • use superlative adjectives to compare more than two things and to talk about extremes,
  • use “as + adjective + as” with simple adjectives to compare nouns (e.g., She is as tall as him/She is not as tall as him).


Students should already be familiar with

  • simple adjectives,
  • intensifiers with simple adjectives.


Students will not cover

  • adjectives other than good and bad that have irregular comparative and superlative forms.

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