This bright, appealing grammar worksheet is an excellent way to practise and revise using synonyms in Year 6.
This primary resource is divided into five sections:
Match words with their synonyms, and find two synonyms for the words given
Rewrite the example sentences, replacing each of the words in bold with a synonym
Circle the correct synonym for the words given. Then circle two words which are synonyms in each of the sentences below
In your own words, describe what a synonym is using at least two examples
Write a short email to parents about an upcoming school trip, telling them what is needed, including as many synonyms of the words given as you can
Activities include SATs-style questions and opportunities for creative writing responses, with eye-catching images as prompts.
What is a synonym?
A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase.
- Nice and kind
- Big and large
- Tiny and minute
- Quick and fast
- Smelly and stinky
- Thrilling and exciting
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Students will learn how words are related by meaning as synonyms and antonyms [for example, big, large, little].