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Superlative Adjectives Worksheet – “In the World” Crossword Puzzle

The superlative form of an adjective is the one that is the highest in degree among all of its comparative forms. For example, the cheetah is the fastest mammal in the animal kingdom. The word “fastest” is the largest degree of speed so this makes it a superlative adjective.

In this superlative adjectives worksheet, we practice this type of adjective. In addition, we explore the world and what is the coldest, driest, and closest for geography.

First, print off the superlative adjectives worksheet. Next, have students fill in the blanks and write their answers in the crossword puzzle. Finally, check their understanding by asking if they know of any other superlative adjectives.

Superlative Adjectives Worksheet Answers

1→ Deserts are the driest places on Earth.
2↓ 123 years is the oldest a man has ever lived in the world.
3→ Russia is the largest country in the world.
4↓ Antarctica is the coldest continent in the world.
4→ Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.
5→ Vatican city is the smallest country in the world.
6→ Diamonds are the hardest material in the world.
6↓ The elephant is the heaviest animal in the world.
7→ The cheetah is the fastest animal in the world.
8↓ Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world.

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  1. Thank you for your amazing collection of ideas and worksheets, especially for long-time ESL teachers who run out of ideas!

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