KS1 children will be expanding their knowledge of English and learning about adding ‘er’ and ‘est’ in their classes. This quiz informs Key Stage 1 students when to use ‘er’ and when to use ‘est’. It also gently introduces them to some of the spelling rules when adding this suffix to an adjective. Yet another feather in the English and literacy cap!
If you are faster than someone, then you are faster than only one person. If you are the fastest, then you are faster than lots of people. By adding ‘er’ and ‘est’ to adjectives (describing words) we are adding more information to our writing.