Antonyms Year 6 Features of Writing Worksheets

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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:

  • Understand
    Match words with their antonyms and find two antonyms for the words given
  • Challenge
    Rewrite the example sentences, replacing each of the words in bold with an antonym
  • Test
    Circle the antonym for each word below. Then circle two words in each sentence that are antonyms of each other
  • Explain
    Write an explanation of the difference between antonyms and synonyms, using at least two examples
  • Apply
    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.

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].

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