Antonyms and Synonyms Worksheets
There are just over one-hundred and seventy-one thousand words in the English language. There are many times where these word will have the same exact meaning and purpose, this collection of terms are called synonyms. You also have words that are polar opposites, and they are called antonyms. This page is filled with activities that will help you learn the identify words that have the same meanings. It will also help you create your own words that have completely opposite meanings. Learning these skills will help become a much craftier writer. Your works will definitely be better received. Readers don't want to see the same words used over and over.
Understanding the meaning of an opposite of a word and similar words takes some time. Using graphic organizers for this skill is extremely helpful. Click on the antonyms and synonym worksheet sets below:
Opposites - Any students who struggle with this concept will want to spend a good amount of time with this section.
Pronunciation and Clarifying New Words - While this may seem like unrelated topic, we encourage students to apply this skill of word classification when they come across brand new words to them.
Word Relationships - It is a great topic for understanding how interrelated everything is in the language.