Comparative and superlative games, worksheets, stories and songs

Updated 22 June 2017

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4 Responses to Comparative and superlative games, worksheets, stories and songs

  1. Patricia says:

    Great activities!! Thanks for sharing!

  2. alexbarboza says:

    Thanks a lot for these links 🙂

  3. michelle says:

    thank you

  4. Eva Kissoon says:

    Useful activities, thanks.

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