Saturday, May 1

Monsters Vs Aliens: Superlatives

I love animated films, I have said this dozens of times. This one is not different. I love the characters and the story. Because there are 5 monsters being described in this scene, I used it to practice superlative form of adjectives.

A. Make a list of 6 different adjectives you consider to be interesting for a monster

Ex: Strong, ugly, etc

B. Listen to all of the students' list of adjectives and write them all on the board. In pairs, select 8 adjectives you consider to be the most interesting ones for a monster.

C. Watch the movie segment and match the characters and their characteristics:

1. Ginormica

2. B.O.B. (Bicarbonate Ostylezene Benzoate):

3. Dr. Cockroach

4. The Missing Link

5. Insectosaurus

( ) Due to her exposure with the meteorite's radiation, she is very strong and tall and has a resistance to energy attacks.

( ) He was an insect transformed by nuclear radiation into a monster with the ability to shoot silk out of his nose.

( ) A 20,000-year-old fish-ape animal, who was found frozen.

( ) A brilliant scientist who, in an experiment to have the abilities of a cockroach, became a giant cockroach's head and some personality characteristics of the cockroach, but gained the ability to climb up walls and great resistance to physical damage.

( ) An indestructible gelatinous mass created from a tomato. His greatest strength is his ability to eat any substance and to be indestructible.

Answers: 1,5,4,3,2

D. Now write sentences comparing all the monsters, using the adjectives you have selected in exercise B.


Ginormica is the strongest monster.