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Year 6 Antonyms Make a Match Game – KS2 Grammar Games

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This make a match game is a fun way for pupils in Y6 to develop their understanding of antonyms. They will match words that are antonyms, expanding their knowledge of vocabulary.

The game can be played as a class or in small groups and is perfect for adult led interventions to revisit key knowledge and skills.

This resource pack includes:

  • 40 antonym word cards
  • Teacher notes

What is an antonym?

An antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word.

Antonym examples

  • Fast and slow
  • Big and small
  • Light and dark
  • Good and bad
  • Up and down

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Children will learn how words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms [for example, big, large, little].

  • Antonym cards
  • Teacher notes
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