This bright, appealing grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using antonyms in Y6.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Match words with their antonyms and find two antonyms for the words given
Rewrite the example sentences, replacing each of the words in bold with an antonym
Circle the antonym for each word below. Then circle two words in each sentence that are antonyms of each other
Write an explanation of the difference between antonyms and synonyms, using at least two examples
Write a description of the scene shown, using as many antonyms of the four words given as possible
Activities include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
What is an antonym?
An antonym is a word that means the opposite of another word.
- 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].